Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. common sensation or general sensibility, as distinguished from the special sensations which are located in, or ascribed to, separate organs, such as as the eye and ear

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Common sensation or general sensibility, as distinguished from the special sensations which are located in, or ascribed to, separate organs, as the eye and ear. It is supposed to depend on the ganglionic system.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The general sense of life, the bodily consciousness, or the total impression from all contemporaneous sensations, as distinct from special and well-defined sensations, such as those of touch or sight; vague sense. Also cœnæsthesia, cœnesthesia.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek common + sensation. (Wiktionary)

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