sentient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sentīens (feeling, perceiving), present active participle of sentiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.ʃənt/, /ˈsɛn.ti.ˌənt/

Adjective[edit]

sentient (comparative more sentient, superlative most sentient)

  1. Conscious or self-aware.
  2. Experiencing sensation, thinking, thought, or feeling.
  3. (chiefly in science fiction) Possessing human-like knowledge and intelligence.

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Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

sentient (plural sentients)

  1. Lifeform with the capability to feel sensation, such as pain.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

sentient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of sentiō