Definition of Esthesis

1. Noun. An unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation. "A sensation of touch"




Definition of Esthesis

1. Noun. (philosophy psychology) Elemental awareness of sensory stimulation. ¹

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Definition of Esthesis

1. esthesia [n -THESISES or -THESES] - See also: esthesia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Esthesis

esthesio-
esthesiodic
esthesiodic system
esthesiogenesis
esthesiogenic
esthesiography
esthesiology
esthesiometer
esthesiometers
esthesiometry
esthesioneuroblastoma
esthesioneuroblastomas
esthesioneurocytoma
esthesiophysiology
esthesioscopy
esthesis (current term)
esthesises
esthesodic
esthete
esthetes
esthetic
esthetic dentistry
esthetic information
esthetic surgery
esthetical
esthetically
esthetically challenged
esthetician
estheticians
estheticise

Literary usage of Esthesis

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

1. The Art Teaching of John Ruskin by William Gershom Collingwood (1891)
"The pleasures of sense, ^esthesis, are open to intemperance; they are also arbitrary; they involve the fallacies that Beauty is the result of use and custom ..."

2. The Physical Basis of Mind ...: Being the Second Series of Problems of Life by George Henry Lewes (1877)
"... esthesis, or subject-world : two independent existente, one contemplated, ... of contemplations, the Physis being also the ^esthesis. ..."

3. Problems of Life and Mind by George Henry Lewes (1891)
"... and an ^esthesis, or subject-world: two independent existents, ... the Physis being also the ^esthesis. Psychological investigation shows ..."

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