He believes that consuming the spirit on a regular basis gives him the strength of a tiger and the senses of a predator.
The wonderfully fresh seafood and pan-Asian flavors you find are a feast for the senses.
So she might read Anna Karenina (one of my favorites) and be thinking she could intervene and bring Anna to her senses.
But the Parkers are the pens his father used, and one senses that this is the real reason he favors them.
The story of rose culture—in all senses of the word—is “a tale well worth telling.”
He was sitting with her in an embrasure, his senses tingling with the contact of the waltz.
His senses breathed the air of her perfect and compelling femininity.
His senses were awhirl, his spirits high in the chimera that Trusia cared for him.
What was there in this cross girl to remind any one in his senses of Mrs. Evan Roberts?
Let them give us facts, and honor their own senses with trust.
"mental faculties, conscious cognitive powers, sanity," 1560s, from sense (n.). Meaning "faculties of physical sensation" is from 1590s.
c.1400, "faculty of perception," also "meaning, import, interpretation" (especially of Holy Scripture), from Old French sens "one of the five senses; meaning; wit, understanding" (12c.) and directly from Latin sensus "perception, feeling, undertaking, meaning," from sentire "perceive, feel, know," probably a figurative use of a literally meaning "to find one's way," or "to go mentally," from PIE root *sent- "to go" (cf. Old High German sinnan "to go, travel, strive after, have in mind, perceive," German Sinn "sense, mind," Old English sið "way, journey," Old Irish set, Welsh hynt "way"). Application to any one of the external or outward senses (touch, sight, hearing, etc.) in English first recorded 1520s.
A certain negro tribe has a special word for "see;" but only one general word for "hear," "touch," "smell," and "taste." It matters little through which sense I realize that in the dark I have blundered into a pig-sty. In French "sentir" means to smell, to touch, and to feel, all together. [Erich M. von Hornbostel, "Die Einheit der Sinne" ("The Unity of the Senses"), 1927]Meaning "that which is wise" is from c.1600. Meaning "capacity for perception and appreciation" is from c.1600 (e.g. Sense of humor, attested by 1783, sense of shame, 1640s).
"to perceive by the senses," 1590s, from sense (n.). Meaning "be conscious inwardly of (one's state or condition) is from 1680s. Meaning "perceive (a fact or situation) not by direct perception" is from 1872. Related: Sensed; sensing.
Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
A perception or feeling that is produced by a stimulus; sensation, as of hunger.