αἴσθησις

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Etymology[edit]

From αἰσθάνομαι (aisthánomai, to perceive) +‎ -σις (-sis).

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Noun[edit]

αἴσθησις (aísthēsis) (genitive αἰσθήσεως) f, third declension

  1. Perception from the senses, feeling, hearing, seeing
  2. Perception by the intellect as well as the senses
  3. That which is perceived: scent
  4. Ability to perceive: discernment
  5. Cognition or discernment of moral discernment in ethical matters

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