Origin of sensate
Examples from the Web for sensate
It is the declamation, when the model is alive or sensate; it is the tone, when the model is insensate.
Its long, funnel-shaped form dipped and lifted, trailing back and forth like some sensate thing.Winning the Wilderness|Margaret Hill McCarter
Word Origin for sensate
c.1500, from Late Latin sensatus "gifted with sense," from sensus (see sense (n.)). From 1937 in sociology. As a verb from 1650s.