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sentient

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sentient

  1. having specified facts or feelings actively impressed on the mind <sentient of the danger posed by the approaching hurricane> Synonyms alive, apprehensive, aware, cognizant, mindful, sensible, conscious, ware, wittingRelated Words alert, attentive, careful, cautious, heedful, observant, open-eyed, regardful, safe, vigilant, wary, watchful, wide-awake; hyperaware, hyperconsciousNear Antonyms careless, heedless, inattentive, incautious, mindless, unguarded, unheeding, unwaryAntonyms insensible, oblivious, unaware, unconscious, unmindful, unwitting





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