Sensation



noun
1.
the operation or function of the senses; perception or awareness of stimuli through the senses.
2.
a mental condition or physical feeling resulting from stimulation of a sense organ or from internal bodily change, as cold or pain.
3.
Physiology. the faculty of perception of stimuli.
4.
a general feeling not directly attributable to any given stimulus, as discomfort, anxiety, or doubt.
5.
a mental feeling, especially a state of excited feeling.
6.
a state of excited feeling or interest caused among a number of persons or throughout a community, as by some rumor or occurrence.
7.
a cause of such feeling or interest:
The new Brazilian movie was the sensation of the film festival.
noun
1.
the power of perceiving through the senses
2.
a physical condition or experience resulting from the stimulation of one of the sense organs: a sensation of warmth
3.
a general feeling or awareness: a sensation of fear
4.
a state of widespread public excitement: his announcement caused a sensation
5.
anything that causes such a state: your speech was a sensation

sensation sen·sa·tion (sěn-sā’shən)
n.

A perception associated with stimulation of a sense organ or with a specific body condition.

The faculty to feel or perceive; physical sensibility.

An indefinite, generalized body feeling.

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