sensile

adjective sen·sile \ˈsenˌsīl, -n(t)sə̇l\

Definition of sensile

  1. 1 :  capable of sensation :  sentient

  2. 2 :  felt or sensed but not registered by an ordinary dry-bulb thermometer sensile temperature changes

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Origin and Etymology of sensile

Latin sensilis, from sensus (past participle of sentire to feel, perceive) + -ilis -ile


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