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Definition 1: an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where aesthesis or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sensation of touch

Synonyms for aesthesis in the sense of this definition

(aesthesis is a kind of ...) the process of perceiving

(... is a kind of aesthesis ) the smallest detectable sensation

(... is a kind of aesthesis ) the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation

"he studied auditory masking by pure tones"

(... is a kind of aesthesis ) the perceptual experience of seeing

"the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision" "he had a visual sensation of intense light"

(... is a kind of aesthesis ) the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

"she loved the smell of roses"

(... is a kind of aesthesis ) the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

"the candy left him with a bad taste" "the melon had a delicious taste"

(... is a kind of aesthesis ) the subjective sensation of hearing something

"he strained to hear the faint sounds"

(... is a kind of aesthesis ) a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated

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