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sensate

[sen-seyt] /ˈsɛn seɪt/
adjective
1.
perceiving or perceived through the senses.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < Late Latin sēnsātus. See sense, -ate1
Related forms
sensately, adverb
nonsensate, adjective
unsensate, adjective
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Examples from the web for sensate
  • He is serene, still sensate, hardly inconvenienced by his own demise.
  • Each of the three sites is first defined as sensate or insensate.
  • Review of fetal sensate development and implications for practice, especially for surgical procedures in the last trimester.
British Dictionary definitions for sensate

sensate

/ˈsɛnseɪt/
adjective
1.
perceived by the senses
2.
(obsolete) having the power of sensation
Derived Forms
sensately, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin sensātus endowed with sense, from Latin sensussense
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Word Origin and History for sensate
adj.

c.1500, from Late Latin sensatus "gifted with sense," from sensus (see sense (n.)). From 1937 in sociology. As a verb from 1650s.

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sensate in Medicine

sensate sen·sate (sěn'sāt') or sen·sat·ed (-sā'tĭd)
adj.

  1. Perceived by a sense or the senses.

  2. Having physical sensation.

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