Sentient

  • 1sentient — sentient, sensitive, impressible, impressionable, responsive, susceptible can all mean readily affected by stimuli, usually external stimuli. Sentient implies a capacity to be affected through the senses; it may describe inclusively the lowest… …

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  • 2Sentient — Éditeur Psygnosis Développeur Psygnosis Date de sortie 1997 (Europe, États Unis) Genre Aventure Mode de jeu Un j …

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  • 3Sentient — Sen ti*ent, a. [L. sentiens, entis, p. pr. of sentire to discern or perceive by the senses. See {Sense}.] Having a faculty, or faculties, of sensation and perception. Specif. (Physiol.), especially sensitive; as, the sentient extremities of… …

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  • 4Sentient — Sen ti*ent, n. One who has the faculty of perception; a sentient being. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5sentient — index conscious (aware), perceptive, responsive, sensitive (discerning) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6sentient — 1630s, capable of feeling, from L. sentientem (nom. sentiens) feeling, prp. of sentire to feel (see SENSE (Cf. sense)). Meaning conscious (of something) is from 1815 …

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  • 7sentient — [adj] conscious able to recognize, alert, apperceptive, attentive, awake, aware, cognizant, feeling, informed, in on*, in the right mind, knowing, noticing, observing, perceiving, receptive, recognizing, responsive, seeing, sensitive to,… …

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  • 8sentient — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ able to perceive or feel things. DERIVATIVES sentience noun sentiently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin sentire to feel …

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  • 9sentient — [sen′shənt, sen′shē ənt] adj. [L sentiens, prp. of sentire, to perceive by the senses: see SENSE] of, having, or capable of feeling or perception; conscious sentiently adv …

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  • 10sentient — adjective Etymology: Latin sentient , sentiens, present participle of sentire to perceive, feel Date: 1632 1. responsive to or conscious of sense impressions < sentient beings > 2. aware 3. finely sensitive in perception or feeling • sentiently&#8230; …

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  • 11sentient — sentiently, adv. /sen sheuhnt/, adj. 1. having the power of perception by the senses; conscious. 2. characterized by sensation and consciousness. n. 3. a person or thing that is sentient. 4. Archaic. the conscious mind. [1595 1605; < L sentient&#8230; …

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  • 12sentient — [[t]se̱ntiənt, ʃ(ə)nt[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A sentient being is capable of experiencing things through its senses. [FORMAL] ...sentient creatures human and nonhuman alike …

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  • 13sentient — adj. Sentient is used with these nouns: ↑being …

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  • 14sentient — sen|tient [ˈsenʃənt] adj formal or technical [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of sentire to feel, notice ] able to experience things through your senses ▪ Man is a sentient being …

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  • 15sentient — sen|tient [ senʃənt, sentiənt ] adjective VERY FORMAL capable of feeling things through physical SENSES: sentient creatures …

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  • 16sentient — [ sɛntɪənt, sɛnʃ(ə)nt] adjective able to perceive or feel things. Derivatives sentience noun sentiently adverb Origin C17: from L. sentient , sentire to feel …

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