Definition of sentient:
perception, sensible, susceptive, impressible, conscious, perceive, distinguish, hip, susceptible, alert, animate, sense, knowledge, sensation, assail, wise, keen, impressionable, awake, kinaesthetic, alive, sensate, assault, acute, awareness.
- "The Unknown Sea", Clemence Housman.
Their conception of the universe need not be stripped of a single one of the ornaments wherewith they embellish it; but why seek these ornaments so often among mere recollections, however smiling or terrible, and so seldom from among the essential thoughts which have helped these men to build, and effectively organise, their spiritual and sentient life?- "The Buried Temple", Maurice Maeterlinck.
- "Rastignac the Devil", Philip José Farmer.