Muscular sense

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(Physiol.) muscular sensibility; the sense by which we obtain knowledge of the condition of our muscles and to what extent they are contracted, also of the position of the various parts of our bodies and the resistance offering by external objects.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There was something almost painterly in this gauziness--and in the months before the exhibition, the artist decorated her studio with images of Post-Impressionist stilllife paintings by Cezanne and others, fascinated by their muscular sense of volume.
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Supreme Court under Roberts's leadership, with its slim, conservative majority, has demonstrated "a muscular sense of power" by overturning longstanding precedents, refusing to yield to Congress, and recalibrating the nation's laws on race, gun control, corporate spending in elections, and health care reform.