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sen·tient(sĕn′shənt, -shē-ənt, -tē-ənt)
1. Having sense perception; conscious: "The living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage" (T.E. Lawrence).
2. Experiencing sensation or feeling.
[Latin sentiēns, sentient-, present participle of sentīre, to feel; see sent- in Indo-European roots.]
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having the power of sense perception or sensation; conscious
rare a sentient person or thing
[C17: from Latin sentiēns feeling, from sentīre to perceive]
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1. having the power of perception by the senses; conscious.
2. characterized by sensation and consciousness.
[1595–1605; < Latin sentient-, s. of sentiēns, present participle of sentīre to feel; see -ent]
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|Adj.||1.||sentient - endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence|
|2.||sentient - consciously perceiving; "sentient of the intolerable load"; "a boy so sentient of his surroundings"- W.A.White|
conscious - knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"
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adjective feeling, living, conscious, live, sensitive, reactive sentient creatures, human and nonhuman alike
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1. Marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception:
Idiom: on to.
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adj → empfindungsfähig
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