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anoesis

[ an-oh-ee-sis ]
/ ˌæn oʊˈi sɪs /
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noun

a state of mind consisting of pure sensation or emotion without cognitive content.

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Origin of anoesis

First recorded in 1900–05; a-6 + noesis
an·o·et·ic [an-oh-et-ik], /ˌæn oʊˈɛt ɪk/, adjective
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