esthesis vs sensation what difference

what is difference between esthesis and sensation

English

Alternative forms

  • aesthesis, æsthesis

Etymology

From the Ancient Greek αἴσθησις (aísthēsis, perception).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iːsˈθiː.sɪs/, /ɪsˈθiː.sɪs/, /ɛsˈθiː.sɪs/

Noun

esthesis (countable and uncountable, plural estheses)

  1. (philosophy, psychology) Elemental awareness of sensory stimulation.

Synonyms

  • aesthesia, esthesia

Anagrams

  • hessites, sees shit


English

Etymology

From Old French, from Medieval Latin sensatio, from Latin sensus.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: sĕn-sā’shən, IPA(key): /sɛnˈseɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

sensation (countable and uncountable, plural sensations)

  1. A physical feeling or perception from something that comes into contact with the body; something sensed.
  2. A widespread reaction of interest or excitement.

Hyponyms

  • Thesaurus:sensation

Related terms

  • sensational
  • sensation fiction
  • sensation novel
  • sense
  • sensible
  • sensitive
  • sensory
  • sensual

Translations

Further reading

  • sensation in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • sensation in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • sensation at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Estonians, insonates

French

Etymology

From Medieval Latin sensationem, accusative of sensatio, from Latin sensus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɑ̃.sa.sjɔ̃/

Noun

sensation f (plural sensations)

  1. sensation

Derived terms

  • faire sensation
  • sensation forte

Further reading

  • “sensation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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