Sennachy to Sensitive
(Sen"na*chy) n. See Seannachie.
(Sen"net) n. [Properly, a sign given for the entrance or exit of actors, from OF. sinet, signet,
dim. of signe. See Signet.] A signal call on a trumpet or cornet for entrance or exit on the stage.
(Sen"net), n. (Zoöl.) The barracuda.
(Sen"night) n. [Contr. fr. sevennight.] The space of seven nights and days; a week. [Written
also se'nnight.] [Archaic.] Shak. Tennyson.
(Sen"nit) n. [Seven + knit.]
1. (Naut.) A braided cord or fabric formed by plaiting together rope yarns or other small stuff.
2. Plaited straw or palm leaves for making hats.
(Se*noc"u*lar) a. [L. seni six each (fr. sex six) + oculus eye.] Having six eyes. [R.] Derham.
(Se*no"ni*an) a. [F. sénonien, from the district of Sénonais, in France.] (Geol.) In european
geology, a name given to the middle division of the Upper Cretaceous formation.
(||Se*ñor") n. [Sp. Cf. Senior.] A Spanish title of courtesy corresponding to the English Mr. or
Sir; also, a gentleman.
(||Se*ño"ra) n. [Sp.] A Spanish title of courtesy given to a lady; Mrs.; Madam; also, a lady.
(||Se`ño*ri"ta) n. [Sp.] A Spanish title of courtesy given to a young lady; Miss; also, a young lady.
(Sens) adv. [See Since.] Since. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Sen"sate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sensated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sensating.] [See Sensated.] To
feel or apprehend more or less distinctly through a sense, or the senses; as, to sensate light, or an odor.
As those of the one are sensated by the ear, so those of the other are by the eye.R. Hooke.
(Sen"sate Sen"sa*ted) a. [L. sensatus gifted with sense, intelligent, fr. sensus sense. See
Sense.] Felt or apprehended through a sense, or the senses. [R.] Baxter.
(Sen*sa"tion) n. [Cf. F. sensation. See Sensate.]
1. (Physiol.) An impression, or the consciousness of an impression, made upon the central nervous
organ, through the medium of a sensory or afferent nerve or one of the organs of sense; a feeling, or
state of consciousness, whether agreeable or disagreeable, produced either by an external object or by
some change in the internal state of the body.
Perception is only a special kind of knowledge, and sensation a special kind of feeling. . . . Knowledge
and feeling, perception and sensation, though always coexistent, are always in the inverse ratio of each
other.Sir W. Hamilton.
2. A purely spiritual or psychical affection; agreeable or disagreeable feelings occasioned by objects that
are not corporeal or material.
3. A state of excited interest or feeling, or that which causes it.
The sensation caused by the appearance of that work is still remembered by many.Brougham.