101 expressions to use instead of "feels that"


Philosophers, almost by definition, have reasons for having the philosophical views that they do. They do not simply feel that things are true. Even if their feelings have something to do with their beliefs, nevertheless feelings and beliefs are two different kinds of things. Have you ever had a "2+2=4" feeling?

  1. accepts that
  2. affirms that
  3. alleges that
  4. argues that
  5. asserts that
  6. asseverates that
  7. assumes that
  8. assures that
  9. attests that
  10. avers that
  11. avows that
  12. bears in mind that
  13. believes that
  14. claims that
  15. clarifies that
  16. comments that
  17. comprehends that
  18. conceives that
  19. concludes that
  20. confirms that
  21. conjectures that
  22. considers that
  23. contends that
  24. declares that
  25. deduces that
  26. deems that
  27. demonstrates that
  28. discerns that
  29. elucidates that
  30. emphasizes that
  31. espouses the view that
  32. evinces that
  33. explains that
  34. explicates that
  35. expounds that
  36. expresses that
  37. gathers that
  38. has no doubt that
  39. has the view that
  40. hints that
  41. holds that
  42. hypothesizes that
  43. illustrates that
  44. imagines that
  45. implies that
  46. indicates that
  47. infers that
  48. insinuates that
  49. insists that
  50. intimates that
  51. is aware that
  52. is certain that
  53. is convinced that
  54. is of the opinion that
  55. is resolved that
  56. is swayed that
  57. judges that
  58. maintains that
  59. marks that
  60. mentions that
  61. notes that
  62. observes that
  63. opines that
  64. perceives that
  65. points out that
  66. posits that
  67. postulates that
  68. presumes that
  69. proclaims that
  70. proffers that
  71. professes that
  72. pronounces that
  73. proposes that
  74. propounds that
  75. proves that
  76. reckons that
  77. realizes that
  78. reasons that
  79. recognizes that
  80. reiterates that
  81. relates that
  82. remarks that
  83. responds that
  84. says that
  85. speculates that
  86. spells out that
  87. states that
  88. stresses that
  89. submits that
  90. suggests that
  91. supposes that
  92. surmises that
  93. takes it for granted that
  94. testifies that
  95. theorizes that
  96. thinks that
  97. understands that
  98. urges that
  99. utters that
  100. verifies that
  101. writes that

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