sentiency

Definitions of sentiency
  1. noun
    the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
    synonyms: sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience
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    modality, sense modality, sensory system
    a particular sense
    sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity
    (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    acuteness
    a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed
    hypersensitivity
    extreme sensitivity
    reactivity, responsiveness
    responsive to stimulation
    exteroception
    sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
    interoception
    sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
    photosensitivity, radiosensitivity
    sensitivity to the action of radiant energy
    sight, vision, visual modality, visual sense
    the ability to see; the visual faculty
    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
    audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, hearing, sense of hearing
    the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
    gustation, gustatory modality, sense of taste, taste
    the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    olfaction, olfactory modality, sense of smell, smell
    the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
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    faculty, mental faculty, module
    one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
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