Sen"ti*ent (?), a. [L. sentiens, -entis, p. pr. of sentire to discern or perceive by the senses. See Sense] Having a faculty, or faculties, of sensation and perception. Specif. (Physiol.), especially sensitive; as, the sentient extremities of nerves, which terminate in the various organs or tissues.

adjective: capable of feeling things through physical senses more...
adjective: endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness ("The living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage - T. E. Lawrence")
adjective: consciously perceiving ("Sentient of the intolerable load")

Sensitive and responsive to sympathetic vibration. See Law of Force.

"Stone is a thinking and sentient being, such as plant, animal and man." [Nikola Tesla, Tesla Interview]

See Also

non-sentient matter
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