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Definition of sentient:

  1. Having a faculty, or faculties, of sensation and perception. Specif. ( Physiol.), especially sensitive; as, the sentient extremities of nerves, which terminate in the various organs or tissues.
  2. One who has the faculty of perception; a sentient being.


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.

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