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Synonyms for sensation
sɛnˈseɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum(noun)

    an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

    "a sensation of touch"

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, star, sentience, aesthesis, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, esthesis, sentiency, sense impression, maven, ace, genius, sense datum, hotshot, wiz, adept, wizard, sense experience, sensory faculty, sense, whizz

  2. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz(noun)

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

    Synonyms:
    esthesis, wiz, whiz, brain, one, sense, asterisk, maven, protagonist, ace, paladin, angiotensin-converting enzyme, unity, whizz, friend, headliner, thaumaturgist, principal, sensory faculty, necromancer, thaumaturge, booster, lead, sense experience, hotshot, brilliance, hero, star topology, wizardry, mavin, brainiac, single, genius, star, title-holder, angiotensin converting enzyme, sense datum, flair, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, magician, supporter, sorcerer, aesthesis, sense impression, adept, sentience, superstar, champ, mastermind, admirer, champion, sentiency

  3. sensation(noun)

    a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest

    "anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear"

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, star, sentience, aesthesis, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, esthesis, sentiency, sense impression, maven, ace, genius, sense datum, hotshot, wiz, adept, wizard, sense experience, sensory faculty, sense, whizz

  4. sensation(noun)

    a state of widespread public excitement and interest

    "the news caused a sensation"

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, star, sentience, aesthesis, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, esthesis, sentiency, sense impression, maven, ace, genius, sense datum, hotshot, wiz, adept, wizard, sense experience, sensory faculty, sense, whizz

  5. sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty(noun)

    the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

    "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"

    Synonyms:
    adept, sentience, hotshot, virtuoso, good sense, aesthesis, champion, superstar, whiz, sentiency, mother wit, esthesis, awareness, horse sense, ace, genius, mavin, common sense, sense datum, maven, wiz, signified, sense impression, wizard, star, sense experience, sensory faculty, gumption, sense, whizz

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sensation

    Sensation is the mind's consciousness due to a bodily affection, as of heat or cold; perception is the cognition of some external object which is the cause or occasion of the sensation; the sensation of heat may be connected with the perception of a fire. While sensations are connected with the body, emotions, as joy, grief, etc., are wholly of the mind. "As the most of them [the sensations] are positively agreeable or the opposite, they are nearly akin to those emotions, as hope or terror, or those passions, as anger and envy, which are acknowledged by all to belong exclusively to the spirit, and to involve no relation whatever to matter or the bodily organism. Such feelings are not infrequently styled sensations, though improperly." Porter Human Intellect § 112, p. 128. [Chas. Scribner's Sons '90.] Feeling is a general term popularly denoting what is felt, whether through the body or by the mind alone, and includes both sensation and emotion. A sense is an organ or faculty of sensation or of perception.

    Synonyms:
    emotion, feeling, perception, sense

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sensation

    Synonyms:
    affection, apprehension, sentiment, feeling, perception, surprise, impression

    Antonyms:
    apathy, insensibility, nonperception, unsurprise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sensation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    feeling (without perception or a reference to any object that causes the feeling), sense

  2. sensation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    excitement, impression

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sensation":

    feeling, sense, sensitivity

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How to use sensation in a sentence?

  1. Nsengiyumva Pierre Claver:

    Analyse politique? c'est au dela de l'observation directe, l'interpretation factuelle et evenementielle c'est savoir discerner ce qui fait sensation et essayer de comprendre ce qui sous-tend l'apparente realite qui frappe nos sens de plein fouet

  2. George Gordon Byron:

    And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.

  3. Ahmed Khouri:

    The most fun part of the dive is the free fall, it's like people who do skydiving, they just freefalling. It's just the same. You know I think that's the best sensation you can have because the more you free fall, the deeper you go, the more fun you have.

  4. Marquis de Sade:

    No kind of sensation is keener and more active than that of pain its impressions are unmistakable.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Awakening to the people's nature for a person brings sadness and not happiness, for it is very much like glowing of a bulb from outside for others but inside own feeling the burning sensation.

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