Noun: sensation sen'sey-shun
- An unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
"a sensation of touch";
- esthesis [US], aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum
- Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
- ace, adept, champion, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz, megastar
- A general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
"anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear"
- A state of widespread public excitement and interest
"the news caused a sensation"
- The faculty through which the external world is apprehended
"in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his sensations of smell and hearing";
- sense, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty
Derived forms: sensations
Type of: excitation, excitement, expert, faculty, fervor [US], fervour [Brit, Cdn], inflammation, mental faculty, module, perception, stir