Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 10/06/14 Sentient

Sentient (adjective, noun)
sentient [sen-shuh nt]


adjective
1. having the power of perception by the senses; conscious.
2. characterized by sensation and consciousness.

noun
3. a person or thing that is sentient.
4. Archaic. the conscious mind.


Origin: 1595-1605; < Latin sentient- (stem of sentiēns, present participle of sentīre to feel), equivalent to senti- verb stem + -ent- -ent

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