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sensation

 
Noun sensation has 5 senses
  1. sensation, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum - an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch"
    --1 is a kind of perception
    --1 has particulars:
     threshold, limen; masking; vision, visual sensation; smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception; taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception; sound, auditory sensation; synesthesia, synaesthesia
    Derived form: verb sense1
  2. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    --2 is a kind of expert
    --2 has particulars: track star
  3. sensation - a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest; "anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear"
    --3 is a kind of
    stir
  4. sensation - a state of widespread public excitement and interest; "the news caused a sensation"
    --4 is a kind of
    excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour
  5. sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty - 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"
    --5 is a kind of faculty, mental faculty, module
    --5 has particulars:
     modality, sense modality, sensory system; sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility
    Derived form: verb sense1
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