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- IPA: /ˈsɛn.ʃənt/, /ˈsɛn.ti.ˌənt/
- Conscious or self-aware.
- Experiencing sensation, thinking, thought, or feeling.
- (chiefly in science fiction) Possessing human-like knowledge and intelligence.
conscious or aware
experiencing sensation, perceiving, thinking, or feeling
science fiction: possessing human-like awareness, knowledge and intelligence
sentient (plural sentients)
- third-person plural future active indicative of sentiō