Origin of sensory
Related Words for sensoryauditory, visual, sensual, tactile, sonic, neurological, neural, audiovisual, olfactory, aural, sensational, acoustic, audible, auricular, clear, discernible, distinct, ocular, perceptible, plain
Examples from the Web for sensory
Contemporary Examples of sensory
Nothing captures the exuberance and sensory experience of Havana quite like this.Book Bag: Great Books About Cuba
December 20, 2014
The “sensory” part of sensory gardens, that is, the integrated sensory experience of nature, seems to provide the best benefits.
“Our sensory systems seek out intact sensory experiences,” says Wagenfeld.
Swinging high in the air, squeezing into a nook, or rolling down a hill might provide these sorts of sensory input.
“The painting is lush and triggers a sensory overload,” Harding said.Hello, ‘Gorgeous’: Grit and Glamour In San Francisco
June 20, 2014
Historical Examples of sensory
The nerve centres with the sensory and motor nerves and the organs of sense.A Handbook of Health
It is for the sensory child, I think, that the kindergarten has its great utility.The Story of the Mind
James Mark Baldwin
A Candle: Education of the sensory and perceptive faculties.Spontaneous Activity in Education
Both are above all objective—the first, because it is sensory; the other, because it is rational.Essay on the Creative Imagination
And if a motor current can exist and travel in this manner, why not a sensory current?The Problems of Psychical Research
less commonly sensorial (sɛnˈsɔːrɪəl)
- of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation
- of or relating to those processes and structures within an organism that receive stimuli from the environment and convey them to the brain
Word Origin for sensory
Word Origin and History for sensory
1749, "pertaining to sense or sensation," from Latin sensorius, from sensus, past participle of sentire "to perceive, feel" (see sense (n.)).
- Of or relating to the senses or sensation.
- Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
- Involving the sense organs or the nerves that relay messages from them. Compare motor.