This inspires vulnerability, neither a familiar -- nor your favorite -- sensation.
“Art exists so that one may recover the sensation of life,” as literary critic Viktor Shklovsky said.
“The sensation was one of hardening of the organs,” he chuckled in the retelling.
An 18 year-old has become an overnight sensation for his declaration against casual sex.
Out of a Tampa skate park, he worked hard and became a sensation—until a nine-story fall nearly ended his career.
At Copenhagen, where they called at the court, they created quite a sensation.
He marveled dully over the sensation—it was wholly new to him.
Let us, however, consider for a moment what can be meant by a sensation of Space.
John had a sensation of self-consciousness when he heard the word "wife."
The fiddle all but spoke, and produced a sensation of dancing in the toes of even those who happened to be seated.
1610s, "a reaction to external stimulation of the sense organs," from French sensation (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin sensationem (nominative sensatio), from Late Latin sensatus "endowed with sense, sensible," from Latin sensus "feeling" (see sense (n.)). Meaning "state of shock, surprise, in a community" first recorded 1779.
The great object of life is sensation -- to feel that we exist, even though in pain. It is this 'craving void' which drives us to gaming -- to battle, to travel -- to intemperate, but keenly felt, pursuits of any description, whose principal attraction is the agitation inseparable from their accomplishment. [Lord Byron, letter, Sept. 6, 1813]
sensation sen·sa·tion (sěn-sā'shən)
A perception associated with stimulation of a sense organ or with a specific body condition.
The faculty to feel or perceive; physical sensibility.
An indefinite, generalized body feeling.