Sensitivity to Sentry

(Sen`si*tiv"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being sensitive; — used chiefly in science and the arts; as, the sensitivity of iodized silver.

Sensitivity and emotivity have also been used as the scientific term for the capacity of feeling.

(Sen"si*tize) v. t. (Photog.) To render sensitive, or susceptible of being easily acted on by the actinic rays of the sun; as, sensitized paper or plate.

(Sen"si*ti`zer) n. (Photog.) An agent that sensitizes.

The sensitizer should be poured on the middle of the sheet.
Wilis & Clements

(Sen"si*to*ry) n. See Sensory.

(Sens"ive) a. Having sense or sensibility; sensitive. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney.

(Sen"sor) a. Sensory; as, the sensor nerves.

(Sen*so"ri*al) a. [Cf. F. sensorial. See Sensorium.] Of or pertaining to the sensorium; as, sensorial faculties, motions, powers. A. Tucker.

(Sen*so"ri*um) n.; pl. E. Sensoriums L. Sensoria [L., fr. sentire, sensum, to discern or perceive by the senses.] (Physiol.) The seat of sensation; the nervous center or centers to which impressions from the external world must be conveyed before they can be perceived; the place where external impressions are localized, and transformed into sensations, prior to being reflected to other parts of the organism; hence, the whole nervous system, when animated, so far as it is susceptible of common or special sensations.

(Sen*so`ri-vo*li"tion*al) a. (Physiol.) Concerned both in sensation and volition; — applied to those nerve fibers which pass to and from the cerebro- spinal axis, and are respectively concerned in sensation and volition. Dunglison.

(Sen"so*ry) n.; pl. Sensories (Physiol.) Same as Sensorium.

(Sen"so*ry), a. (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to the sensorium or sensation; as, sensory impulses; — especially applied to those nerves and nerve fibers which convey to a nerve center impulses resulting in sensation; also sometimes loosely employed in the sense of afferent, to indicate nerve fibers which convey impressions of any kind to a nerve center.

(Sen"su*al) a. [L. sensualis, from sensus sense: cf. F. sensuel.]

1. Pertaining to, consisting in, or affecting, the sense, or bodily organs of perception; relating to, or concerning, the body, in distinction from the spirit.

Pleasing and sensual rites and ceremonies.

Far as creation's ample range extends,
The scale of sensual, mental powers ascends.

2. Hence, not spiritual or intellectual; carnal; fleshly; pertaining to, or consisting in, the gratification of the senses, or the indulgence of appetites; wordly.

These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.
Jude 19.

The greatest part of men are such as prefer . . . that good which is sensual before whatsoever is most divine.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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