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sentient

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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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NounEdit

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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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

sentient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of sentiō