αἴσθησις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

αἴσθησις (aisthēsis) (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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