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Synonyms for sentienceˈsɛn ʃəns

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  1. awareness, sentience(noun)

    state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness

    "the crash intruded on his awareness"

    sentience, knowingness, cognisance, sensation, sentiency, cognizance, sense, consciousness, awareness, sensory faculty


  2. 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"

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


  3. sentience(noun)

    the readiness to perceive sensations; elementary or undifferentiated consciousness

    "gave sentience to slugs and newts"- Richard Eberhart

    sentiency, sense, awareness, sensory faculty, sensation


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