kinesthesia

Definitions of kinesthesia
  1. noun
    the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
    synonyms: feeling of movement, kinaesthesia
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    type of:
    somatosense
    any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain
    somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somatesthesia, somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somesthesia, somesthesis
    the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
  2. noun
    the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
    synonyms: kinaesthesia, kinaesthesis, kinesthesis, kinesthetics, muscle sense, sense of movement
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    Antonyms:
    kinanesthesia
    inability to sense movement
    type of:
    proprioception
    the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
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