Definition of sensate in English:


Line breaks: sen|sate
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛnseɪt
, -sət/


Perceiving or perceived by the senses: you are immersed in an illusionary, yet sensate, world
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  • In San Diego, the Navy is building a "sensate liner" - an intelligent set of long johns woven from conductive polymers that would tell medics what was wrong with a wounded soldier and how soon they should get there.
  • Patricia wants to highlight the idea that being sensate is not a uniquely human experience.
  • Deep partial-thickness burns that are sensate but do not blanch well are usually treated with topical antibiotics.


mid 17th century: from late Latin sensatus 'having senses', from sensus (see sense).

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