Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Perceived by a sense or the senses.
  • adjective Having physical sensation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Perceived by the senses.
  • To have perception of, as an object of the senses; apprehend by the senses or understanding.
  • noun That whiċh is sensed; the object or contents of sensation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Felt or apprehended through a sense, or the senses.
  • transitive verb To feel or apprehend more or less distinctly through a sense, or the senses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Perceived by one or more of the senses.
  • adjective Having the ability to sense things physically.
  • adjective Felt or apprehended through a sense, or the senses.
  • verb transitive To feel or apprehend by means of the senses; to perceive.

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

  • adjective having physical sensation

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English sensat, from Late Latin sēnsātus, gifted with sense, from Latin sēnsus, sense; see sense.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle Englis sensat from Late Latin sensatus "able to sense" from Latin sensus, "sense".

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