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kinaesthesia

or kin·aes·the·sis

[kin-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
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noun
  1. kinesthesia.
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British Dictionary definitions for kinaesthesis

kinaesthesia

kinaesthesis, US kinesthesia or US kinesthesis

noun
  1. the sensation by which bodily position, weight, muscle tension, and movement are perceivedAlso called: muscle sense
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Derived Formskinaesthetic or US kinesthetic (ˌkɪnɪsˈθɛtɪk, ˌkaɪn-), adjective

Word Origin

C19: from New Latin, from Greek kinein to move + aesthesia
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