- Does my body remember the physical sensation of holding an item, and transfer this feeling to the virtual environment, though my mind has since forgotten?
- Let your mind be quiet, and observe the sensations of your physical body - blood flow, heartbeat, lungs moving, an itch.
- Putting the glass back down on the table, he let his gaze settle on Ali as she leant back in her chair, closing her eyes and shuddering slightly as the burning sensation spread throughout her body.
- In the case of sensation, the capacity for perception in the sense organ is actualized by the operation on it of the perceptible object.
- That feels or is capable of feeling; having the power or function of sensation or of perception by the senses.
- In perception and in sensation, consciousness need not reside in the intentional objects of awareness in order for the state of awareness to be conscious.
- A toxic cloud at the edge of awareness, a sensation that something is amiss?
- Just the eerie sensation that was present in the creepy scenery.
- Rick felt massive electromagnetic fields in several rooms in Duff Green, a sensation that confirms to him the presence of paranormal activity.
- To say this book caused a sensation is to understate its impact.
- Her case caused a sensation earlier in the year and outraged her parents.
- It naturally caused a sensation and there was a temporary surge of interest.
- Each dish is an unprecedented sensation, and the idea of ever again considering eating anything I'd previously thought of as food quickly becomes absurd.
- The contrast of salty cheese, sweet honey and nutty toasted bread is a taste sensation.
- The Czechs, meanwhile, saw their dreams dashed by this month's sensations, Greece.
Early 17th century: from medieval Latin sensatio(n-), from Latin sensus (see sense).
scent from Late Middle English:
Before it was perfume, scent was a hunting term for a hound's sense of smell. From there it became an odour picked up by a hound, and then in the 15th century a pleasant smell. The word came into medieval English through Old French from Latin sentire ‘to feel or perceive’, from which sensation (early 17th century), sense (Late Middle English), sensible (Late Middle English), sensitive (Late Middle English), sensory (mid 18th century), sentence (Middle English) originally a way of perceiving, and numerous other words without a -c- derive. People started spelling scent with a -c- in the 17th century, but no one knows exactly why.
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