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having the power of perception by the senses; conscious.
characterized by sensation and consciousness.
a person or thing that is sentient.
Archaic. the conscious mind.
having the power of sense perception or sensation; conscious
(rare) a sentient person or thing

sentient sen·tient (sěn’shənt, -shē-ənt)

Having sense perception; conscious.

Experiencing sensation or feeling.


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