What does "Sensation" mean?


(n.) A purely spiritual or psychical affection; agreeable or disagreeable feelings occasioned by objects that are not corporeal or material (n.) A state of excited interest or feeling, or that which causes it (n.) An impression, or the consciousness of an impression, made upon the central nervous organ, through the medium of a sensory or afferent nerve or one of the organs of sense; a feeling, or state of consciousness, whether agreeable or disagreeable, produced either by an external object (stimulus), or by some change in the internal state of the body

Synonyms sense, star, adept, genius, ace, maven, wizard, virtuoso, sentience, whiz, wiz, hotshot, whizz, sense experience, sense datum, sentiency, sensory faculty, sense impression

Example: "A sensation of touch" Example: "Anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear" Example: "The news caused a sensation"

Word Family sensational, sensationalise, sensationalised, sensationalises, sensationalising, sensationalism, sensationalist, sensationalists, sensationalize, sensationalized, sensationalizes, sensationalizing, sensationally, sensations