sentient

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Etymology[edit]

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

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛnʃənt/, /ˈsɛnti.ənt/

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sentient (comparative more sentient, superlative most sentient)

  1. Experiencing sensation, thought, or feeling.
  2. Able to consciously perceive through the use of sense faculties.
  3. (chiefly in science fiction) Possessing human-like awareness and intelligence.

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Noun[edit]

sentient (plural sentients)

  1. Lifeform with the capability to feel sensation, such as pain.
  2. (chiefly science fiction) An intelligent, self-aware being.

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Verb[edit]

sentient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of sentiō