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Synonyms for sense

Synonyms for sense

the capacity for or an act of responding to a stimulus

the condition of being aware

the faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

the ability to make sensible decisions

what is sound or reasonable

to be intuitively aware of

to view in a certain way

Synonyms for sense

the meaning of a word or expression

a natural appreciation or ability

perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles


detect some circumstance or entity automatically

become aware of not through the senses but instinctively

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Ohrenstein notes, "The singer depends on perceptual cues provided by the ear and kinesthetic sense.
Studies in psychological aesthetics suggested that a kinesthetic sense enabled perception of the traces of bodies, both the artist's and subject's, in various art forms: the record of the brush stroke on the canvas, the impression of the sculptor's hands on clay, or the way a still figure in painting, photography, or sculpture seems captured in motion.
These results correlate with many studies, but sports such as figure skating or diving are the exception as they require a highly developed kinesthetic sense (Goss, Hall, Buckholz, & Fishburne, 1986; Mumford & Hall, 1985).
Kinesthetic sense is what tells you your elbow is bent or straight.
Someone happens to say something to him to set him in a certain way of thinking, then he "sort of could see" and finally his kinesthetic sense tells him that he is "jelling" or "consolidated" into a certain course of action.
This is a kinesthetic sense that a pitcher must feel and develop.
He tries to defuse any sense of personal attack on a student by stressing a scientific approach--evaluating each student's technique with a strong anatomic and kinesthetic sense.
SA: We're also being given a direct way to experience his kinesthetic sense of moving through the world.
Similarly, the kinesthetic sense needs to be precisely defined since it has its own particular variants.
In an article describing her experiences, Donna Williams (1994a), a person with autism, defined the disability as a pervasive developmental disability affecting recognition and comprehension including proprioception, kinesthetic sense, sense of self and other, visualization, sequencing, synthesis, analysis, and retrieval.
Some individuals seem to need to touch others when they talk, as if reinforcing the touch of kinesthetic sense as a way to remember.