aesthesia

[ es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun


Nearby words

  1. aesir,
  2. aesop,
  3. aesop's fables,
  4. aesopian,
  5. aesopic,
  6. aesthesio-,
  7. aesthesiodic,
  8. aesthesiogenesis,
  9. aesthesiogenic,
  10. aesthesiometer

Also aes·the·sis [es-thee-sis] /ɛsˈθi sɪs/.

esthesis

or aes·the·sis

[ es-thee-sis ]
/ ɛsˈθi sɪs /

noun

sensation; feeling.

Origin of esthesis

First recorded in 1850–55, esthesis is from the Greek word aísthēsis sensation, perception

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British Dictionary definitions for aesthesis

aesthesia

US esthesia

/ (iːsˈθiːzɪə) /

noun

the normal ability to experience sensation, perception, or sensitivity

Word Origin for aesthesia

C20: back formation from anaesthesia

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Medicine definitions for aesthesis

aesthesia

n.

The ability to feel or perceive.

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