American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement of the muscles, tendons, and joints.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See kinæsthesia.
- n. Sensation or perception of motion.
- n. proprioception or static position sense; the perception of the position and posture of the body; also, more broadly, including the motion of the body as well.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
- n. the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
- Ancient Greek κινέω (cineō, put in motion) + αἴσθησις (aesthēsis, sensation) in form -αισθησία after anaesthesia, etc. Compare kinesthesis and Modern Greek κιναισθησία. (Wiktionary)
- Greek kīnein, to move; see kei-2 in Indo-European roots + esthesia. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I get how sensory-motor amnesia affect kinesthesia and movement, but fatigue seems like another level.”
“My primary sense is kinesthesia; I can remember what it felt like to move around in places where I used to live much better than what they looked like.”
“There's a very much better vocabulary for sight, and a much better one for hearing, than for either kinesthesia or touch.”
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“My strongest "visualization" is a combination of touch and kinesthesia/other internal feelings.”
“Because when I wasn't in kinesthesia, the machine kept my body totally inert and zapped my brain with four millennia's worth of military facts and theories.”
“Cybernetically-controlled negative feedback kinesthesia; I felt the weapons in my hands and watched my performance with them.”
“For those moments he was without any senses but sight, hearing, a dim touch and kinesthesia, a jab of pain through what remained of his tissues.”
“ The relation of our kinesthesia or muscular sense to fanaticism on the one hand and freedom of mind on the other is a matter now beginning to be studied with the promise of highly important results.”
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