- perceiving or perceived through the senses.
Origin of sensate
Examples from the Web for sensate
Historical Examples of sensate
Its long, funnel-shaped form dipped and lifted, trailing back and forth like some sensate thing.Winning the Wilderness
Margaret Hill McCarter
It is the declamation, when the model is alive or sensate; it is the tone, when the model is insensate.
- perceived by the senses
- obsolete having the power of sensation
Word Origin for sensate
Word Origin and History 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.
- Perceived by a sense or the senses.
- Having physical sensation.