Definition of Sentiency

1. 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"




Definition of Sentiency

1. Noun. The property of having sensation; sentience. ¹

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Definition of Sentiency

1. [n -CIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentiency

sententiary
sententiosities
sententiosity
sententious
sententiously
sententiousness
senteries
sentery
sentest
senti
sentics
sentience
sentiences
sentiencies
sentiency (current term)
sentient
sentiently
sentients
sentiment
sentimental
sentimental value
sentimentalisation
sentimentalisations
sentimentalise
sentimentalised
sentimentaliser
sentimentalisers
sentimentalises
sentimentalising

Literary usage of Sentiency

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

1. An Essay on the Physiology of Mind: An Interpretation Based on Biological by Francis Xavier Dercum (1922)
"Consciousness implies "sentiency" (see p. 84) as a property of the neurone. Consciousness without this property would cease to be consciousness. ..."

2. Philosophical Problems in the Light of Vital Organization by Edmund Montgomery (1907)
"sentiency AND PURPOSIVE MOVEMENTS i IN watching living beings of whatever kind, be they plants or animals, ..."

3. Philosophical Problems in the Light of Vital Organization by Edmund Montgomery (1907)
"sentiency AND PURPOSIVE MOVEMENTS i IN watching living beings of whatever kind, be they plants or animals, ..."

4. The Individual and Reality: An Essay Touching the First Principles of by Edward Douglas Fawcett (1909)
"SENSATIONS ARE NOT RE-SHUFFLED UNITS OF sentiency § 6. There are theories which regard sensations as made up of units of some elementary kind of feeling; ..."

5. The Ascent Through Christ: A Study of the Doctrine of Redemption in the by Ebenezer Griffith-Jones (1900)
"Beginning for a moment a little further back, neither sentiency nor self-consciousness is in ... Neither is self-consciousness the same fact as sentiency. ..."

6. The Ascent Through Christ: A Study of the Doctrine of Redemption in the by Ebenezer Griffith-Jones (1900)
"475, where sentiency and self-consciousness are treated as though they were indistinguishable. ... sentiency."

7. Recent British Philosophy: Including Some Comments on Mr. Mill's Answer to by David Masson (1877)
"The emergence of the completed Cosmos from an Absolute Unknown was imagined as instant or sudden, and all known sentiency, including that of Man, ..."

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