Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛnʃənt/, /ˈsɛntiənt/

AdjectiveEdit

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.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

sentient ‎(plural sentients)

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

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


LatinEdit

Read in another language