Definition of Sense of smell

1. Noun. The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents.

Exact synonyms: Olfaction, Olfactory Modality, Smell
Generic synonyms: Modality, Sense Modality, Sensory System, Exteroception
Specialized synonyms: Nose
Derivative terms: Smell, Smell



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sense Of Smell

sense modality
sense of balance
sense of craft
sense of direction
sense of duty
sense of equilibrium
sense of hearing
sense of humor
sense of humour
sense of identity
sense of movement
sense of purpose
sense of responsibility
sense of right and wrong
sense of shame
sense of smell (current term)
sense of taste
sense of the meeting
sense of touch
sense organ
sense organs
sense strand
sense strands
sensed
senseful
sensei
senseis
sensel
senseless
senselessly

Literary usage of Sense of smell

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"The sense of smell in fishes.—Experiments by Parker and Sheldon. II. Taste.—Location of gustatory organs.—Her- rick's experiments upon the functional ..."

2. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"Experiments on the olfactory sensitivity of birds.—The sense of smell in fishes.—Experiments by Parker and Sheldon. II. Taste.—Location of gustatory organs. ..."

3. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"The sense of smell in fishes.—Experiments by Parker and Sheldon. II. Taste.—Location of gustatory organs.—Her- rick's experiments upon the functional ..."

4. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"The sense of smell in fishes.—Experiments by Parker and Sheldon. II. Taste.—Location of gustatory organs.—Her- rick's experiments upon the functional ..."

5. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"THE notions of our statue being limited to the sense of smell, can include odours only. It cannot have any conception of extent, of form, ..."

6. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"THE notions of our statue being limited to the sense of smell, can include odours only. It cannot have any conception of extent, of form, ..."

7. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"THE notions of our statue being limited to the sense of smell, can include odours only. It cannot have any conception of extent, of form, ..."

8. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Olfactory Sense The anomalies of the sense of smell are expressed by the terms hyper^ osmia, hyposmia, anosmia and parosmia, similar to the ..."

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