sentience


sen·tience

noun \ˈsen(t)-sh(ē-)ən(t)s, ˈsen-tē-ən(t)s\

Definition of SENTIENCE

1
:  a sentient quality or state
2
:  feeling or sensation as distinguished from perception and thought

First Known Use of SENTIENCE

1839

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