Definitions for sentientˈsɛn ʃənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sentient, animate(adj)

    endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness

    "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence

  2. sentient(adj)

    consciously perceiving

    "sentient of the intolerable load"; "a boy so sentient of his surroundings"- W.A.White

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  1. sentient(Noun)

    Lifeform with the capability to feel sensation, such as pain.

  2. sentient(Adjective)

    Conscious or aware.

  3. sentient(Adjective)

    Experiencing sensation or feeling.

  4. sentient(Adjective)

    (Primarily in Science Fiction) Possessing human-like intelligence.

  5. Origin: From sentiens, present active participle of sentio.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Sentient(adj)

    having a faculty, or faculties, of sensation and perception. Specif. (Physiol.), especially sensitive; as, the sentient extremities of nerves, which terminate in the various organs or tissues

  2. Sentient(noun)

    one who has the faculty of perception; a sentient being

  3. Origin: [L. sentiens, -entis, p. pr. of sentire to discern or perceive by the senses. See Sense.]


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