Synonyms for sensation

Synonyms for (noun) sensation

Synonyms: sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency

Definition: the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

Usage: in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing

Similar words: faculty, mental faculty, module

Definition: one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind


Synonyms: esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression, aesthesis

Definition: an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

Usage: a sensation of touch

Similar words: perception

Definition: the process of perceiving


Synonyms: sensation

Definition: a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest

Usage: anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear

Similar words: stir

Definition: emotional agitation and excitement


Synonyms: ace, adept, superstar, champion, sensation, star, genius, whiz, whizz, virtuoso, wiz, wizard, maven, mavin, hotshot

Definition: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Similar words: expert

Definition: a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully


Synonyms: sensation

Definition: a state of widespread public excitement and interest

Usage: the news caused a sensation

Similar words: fervor, fervour, excitation, excitement, inflammation

Definition: the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

Usage: his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled; he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation