Sensate Sen"sate, Sensated Sen"sa*ted, a. [L. sensatus gifted with sense, intelligent, fr. sensus sense. See {Sense}.] Felt or apprehended through a sense, or the senses. [R.] --Baxter. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sensate — Sen sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sensated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sensating}.] [See {Sensated}.] To feel or apprehend more or less distinctly through a sense, or the senses; as, to sensate light, or an odor. [1913 Webster] As those of the one are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sensate — (adj.) c.1500, from L.L. sensatus “gifted with sense,” from sensus (see SENSE (Cf. sense)). As a verb from 1650s …   Etymology dictionary

  • sensate — [sen′sāt΄, sen′sit] adj. [LL sensatus, intelligent < L sensus, SENSE] 1. having the power of physical sensation 2. perceived by the senses sensately adv …   English World dictionary

  • sensate — in·sensate; sensate; …   English syllables

  • sensate — adjective Etymology: Middle English sensat, from Medieval Latin sensatus, from Late Latin, endowed with sense, from Latin sensus sense Date: 15th century 1. relating to or apprehending or apprehended through the senses 2. preoccupied with things… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sensate — sensately, adv. /sen sayt/, adj. perceiving or perceived through the senses. [1490 1500; < LL sensatus. See SENSE, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sensate — adjective /ˈsɛn.set/ a) Perceived by one or more of the senses. b) Having the ability to sense things physically …   Wiktionary

  • sensate — Able to perceive touch and other sensations; used in reference to patients who have had partial nerve or spinal cord injuries …   Medical dictionary

  • sensate — sen·sate || senseɪt adj. perceptive, sensitive, able to perceive; perceived by the senses, sensed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sensate — [ sɛnseɪt, sət] adjective perceiving or perceived with the senses …   English new terms dictionary

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