HyperDic: sensation

English > 5 senses of the word sensation:
NOUNcognitionsensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datuman unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
person sensation, ace, adept, champion, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
feelingsensationa general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
statesensationa state of widespread public excitement and interest
cognitionsensation, sense, sentience, sentiency, sensory facultythe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
sensation > pronunciation
Soundssehnsey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > sensation: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation.
Example"a sensation of touch"
Synonymsesthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum
NarrowermaskingThe blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perceptionThe sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
sound, auditory sensationThe subjective sensation of hearing something
synesthesia, synaesthesiaA sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated
taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
threshold, limenThe smallest detectable sensation
vision, visual sensationThe perceptual experience of seeing
BroaderperceptionThe process of perceiving
Spanishaestesis, estesis, experiencia sensorial, impresión, impresión sensorial, sensación, sense datum
Catalanestesis, experiència sensorial, impressió sensorial, sensació
Adjectivessensational, sensoryrelating to or concerned in sensation
Verbssenseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
English > sensation: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field.
Synonymsace, adept, champion, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz
Narrowertrack starA star runner
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishasistente, as, crack, diestro, ducho, estrella, experto, genio, hacha, maven, mavin, superestrella, virtuoso, wiz
Catalanas, crack, destre, estrella, expert, geni, maven, virtuós, wiz
English > sensation: 5 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA general feeling of excitement and heightened interest.
Example"anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear"
Broaderstiremotional agitation and excitement
Spanishsensación
Catalansensació
English > sensation: 5 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA state of widespread public excitement and interest.
Example"the news caused a sensation"
Broaderexcitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervourThe state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
English > sensation: 5 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe faculty through which the external world is apprehended.
Synonymssense, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty
Narrowermodality, sense modality, sensory systemA particular sense
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli
Broaderfaculty, mental faculty, moduleOne of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
Spanishfacultades sensoriales, sentido, sentidos
Catalanfacultats sensorials, sentit, sentits
Verbssenseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles

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