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  • n. Alternative spelling of kinesthesia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The perception attendant upon the movements of the muscles; the sensation accompanying movement of the muscles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The muscular sense: the sense of muscular effort. Also kinesthesia, kinæsthesis, kinesthesis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
  • n. the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc


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  • Both of them were aware of this through the set of sensations we refer to as kinaesthesia.

    A Story From Sodom

  • I actively disbelieve in an “ever after” or, as I like to call it, Pie In The Sky When You Die, because you can’t have the kinaesthesia we call affect or the recombination of sensation we call thought, memory, consciousness, without a fricking body.

    Bukiet on Brooklyn Books


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  • ...this tumult, this tempest, this kind of celestial disorder of the kinaesthesia.

    - Malcolm Lowry, October Ferry to Gabriola

    July 30, 2008