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 (sĕn′sāt′) also sen·sat·ed (-sā′tĭd)
1. Perceived by a sense or the senses.
2. Having physical sensation.

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

sen′sate′ly adv.


1. perceived by the senses
2. (Physiology) obsolete having the power of sensation
[C16: from Late Latin sensātus endowed with sense, from Latin sensus sense]
ˈsensately adv


(ˈsɛn seɪt)

perceiving or perceived through the senses.
[1490–1500; < Late Latin sēnsātus having intelligence]
sen′sate•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sensate - having physical sensation; "sensate creatures"
sentient, animate - endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence
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