HyperDic: sentience

English > 3 senses of the word sentience:
NOUNcognitionsentience, awarenessstate of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
cognitionsentience, sense, sensation, sentiency, sensory facultythe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
attributesentiencethe readiness to perceive sensations
English > sentience: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningstate of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness.
BroaderconsciousnessAn alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
Spanishconcienciación, conciencia
Adjectivessentientendowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
English > sentience: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe faculty through which the external world is apprehended.
Synonymssense, sensation, 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
Adjectivessentientconsciously perceiving
English > sentience: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe readiness to perceive sensations; elementary or undifferentiated consciousness.
Example"gave sentience to slugs and newts"- Richard Eberhart
Attributesinsentient, insensateDevoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
sentient, animateendowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
Broaderanimateness, aliveness, livenessThe property of being animated
Oppositeinsentiencelacking consciousness or ability to perceive sensations
Catalansensibilitat, sensitivitat
Adjectivessentientconsciously perceiving

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