- having the power of physical sensation
- perceived by the senses
Origin of sensateLate Latin sensatus, intelligent from Classical Latin sensus, sense
- Perceived by a sense or the senses.
- Having physical sensation.
Origin of sensateMiddle English sensat from Late Latin sēnsātus gifted with sense from Latin sēnsus sense ; see sense .
(comparative more sensate, superlative most sensate)
(third-person singular simple present sensates, present participle sensating, simple past and past participle sensated)
From Middle English sensat from Late Latin sensatus "able to sense" from Latin sensus, "sense".