Sensory meaning

sĕnsə-rē
The definition of sensory is something that has to do with the senses: sight, smell, taste, touch, or hearing.

An example of sensory used as an adjective is a sensory event, such as the smelling of flowers.

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Of the senses or sensation.
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Relating to the senses or sensation.
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(biology, dated) Sensorium.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Involving the sense organs or the nerves that relay messages from them.
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Of or relating to the senses or sensation.
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Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
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Of the senses or sensation.
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Connected with the reception and transmission of sense impressions.
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Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
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Origin of sensory

  • From Latin sentire (“to feel").

    From Wiktionary