follow Dictionary.com

What's the "een" in Halloween?

kinaesthesia

[kin-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun
Also, kinaesthesis.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for kin aesthesia

kinaesthesia

/ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-/
noun
1.
the sensation by which bodily position, weight, muscle tension, and movement are perceived Also called muscle sense
Derived Forms
kinaesthetic, (US) kinesthetic (ˌkɪnɪsˈθɛtɪk; ˌkaɪn-) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek kinein to move + aesthesia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for kin

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for kin aesthesia