anoesis

anoesis
n. Psychol. consciousness with sensation but without thought.
Derivatives:
anoetic adj.
Etymology: A-(1) + Gk noesis understanding

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anoetic /an'oh et"ik/, adj.
/an'oh ee"sis/, n.
a state of mind consisting of pure sensation or emotion without cognitive content.
[1900-05; A-6 + NOESIS]

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anoesis /a-nō-ēˈsis/
noun (pl anoeˈses)
Sensation or emotion not accompanied by understanding of it
ORIGIN: Gr anoia lack of understanding
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anoetˈic adjective

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