What does sensory mean?

Definitions for sensoryˈsɛn sə ri; sɛnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sensory.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)(adj)

    of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

    "sensory neurons"

  2. sensory, sensorial(adj)

    involving or derived from the senses

    "sensory experience"; "sensory channels"

  3. sensational, sensory(adj)

    relating to or concerned in sensation

    "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs"

Wiktionary

  1. sensory(Adjective)

    Of the senses or sensation.

  2. Origin: From sentire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensory(adj)

    of or pertaining to the sensorium or sensation; as, sensory impulses; -- especially applied to those nerves and nerve fibers which convey to a nerve center impulses resulting in sensation; also sometimes loosely employed in the sense of afferent, to indicate nerve fibers which convey impressions of any kind to a nerve center

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensory in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Norman Cousins:

    All this sensory input, which begins in the brain, has its effect throughout the body.

  2. Leslie Walker:

    Solitary confinement is a kind of torture that no one does well in. The lack of meaningful sensory stimulus and contact drives people mad.

  3. Kimpton CEO Mike DeFrino:

    We think if people have fun at our hotel they’re going to remember us, they aren’t looking for sameness. They want a place that has sensory spirit.

  4. Julius Robert Oppenheimer:

    There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.

  5. Sigmund Freud:

    Religion is an attempt to get control over the sensory world, in which we are placed, by means of the wish-world which we have developed inside us as a result of biological and psychological necessites.

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