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- 1. sensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum, perception
- usage: an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch"
- 2. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz, expert
- usage: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
- 3. sensation, stir
- usage: a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest; "anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear"
- 4. sensation, excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour
- usage: a state of widespread public excitement and interest; "the news caused a sensation"
- 5. sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty, faculty, mental faculty, module
- usage: the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
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