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 sensation sensation

noun

  • ( ) an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation  ( aesthesis, esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression )
    an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
     a sensation of touch
    a sensation of touch
  • ( ) a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest  ( sensation )
    a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
     anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear
    anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear
  • ( ) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field  ( ace, adept, champion, genius, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard )
    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  • the faculty through which the external world is apprehended  ( sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency )
    the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
     in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing
    in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing
  • a state of widespread public excitement and interest  ( sensation )
    a state of widespread public excitement and interest
     the news caused a sensation
    the news caused a sensation


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