[ kin-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, kahy-nuhs- ]
/ ˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, ˌkaɪ nəs- /
noun Psychology, Physiology.
the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense.
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Also kinaesthesia, kin·es·the·sis [kin-uhs-thee sis]. /ˌkɪn əsˈθi sɪs/.
Origin of kinesthesia
First recorded in 1875–80; from Greek kīn(eîn) “to move, set in motion” + esthesia
OTHER WORDS FROM kinesthesiakin·es·thet·ic; especially British, kin·aes·thet·ic [kin-uhs-thet-ik], /ˌkɪn əsˈθɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for kinesthesia
/ (ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə, ˌkaɪn-) /
the usual US spelling of kinaesthesia
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Medical definitions for kinesthesia
[ kĭn′ĭs-thē′zhə, kī′nĭs- ]
The sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement of the muscles, tendons, and joints.
The sensation of moving in space.
Other words from kinesthesiakin′es•thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
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