Associations to the word «Sensation»


SENSATION, noun. A physical feeling or perception from something that comes into contact with the body; something sensed.
SENSATION, noun. A widespread reaction of interest or excitement.

Dictionary definition

SENSATION, noun. An unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch".
SENSATION, noun. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.
SENSATION, noun. A general feeling of excitement and heightened interest; "anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear".
SENSATION, noun. A state of widespread public excitement and interest; "the news caused a sensation".
SENSATION, noun. The faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing".

Wise words

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