sen|tience «SEHN shuhns», noun.
1. capacity for feeling: »

Some people believe in the sentience of flowers.

2. mere responsiveness to sensory stimuli; sensory capacity, as of the skin to pain.

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  • con|sen|tience — «kuhn SEHN shuhns», noun. agreement of opinion; accordance …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|sen|tience — «dih SEHN shuhns», noun. dissentient condition; difference of opinion …   Useful english dictionary

  • sen — sen·sa·tion; sen·sa·tion·al; sen·sa·tion·al·ism; sen·sa·tion·al·ist; sen·sa·tion·al·is·tic; sen·sa·tion·al·ize; sen·sa·tion·al·ly; sen·sa·tion·ism; sen·sa·tion·less; sen·sa·to·ry; sen·si·bil·ia; sen·si·bil·i·sin; sen·si·bil·i·tist;… …   English syllables

  • tience — con·sen·tience; dis·sen·tience; sen·tience; pa·tience; …   English syllables

  • sentience — sen·tience …   English syllables

  • sentience — sen•tience [[t]ˈsɛn ʃəns[/t]] also sen′tien•cy n. sentient condition or character; capacity for sensation or feeling • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • dissentient — dis•sen•tient [[t]dɪˈsɛn ʃənt[/t]] adj. 1) dissenting, esp. from the opinion of the majority 2) a person who dissents • Etymology: 1615–25; < L dis•sen′tience, dis•sen′tien•cy, n. dis•sen′tient•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • consentience — con·sen·tience …   English syllables

  • dissentience — dis·sen·tience …   English syllables

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