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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The faculty through which the external world is apprehended.

Usage examples (28)
  • And as science and technology advanced that power became tied to the "sentiency" of the philosopher and Man of Letters.
  • Not about Monks, because that's bad manners, especially from a race that hasn't yet proven its sentiency.
  • "Oysters are probably where we should draw the line, since there is - to my knowledge - no evidence of sentiency," says Linzey.
  • So, if we just call such-and-such number, she and her cohorts will be there to help us achieve that goal, which they altruistically offer us from the depths of their... for more
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