sentient is a word that is used to describe something that is able to think and feel. Everything that exists is either sentient or not, but some things are more sentient than others.

  • Every animal is sentient, but some animals are more sentient than others.

  • Some animals are capable of feeling love and sadness, which makes them more sentient than other animals.

Definition of sentient


endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness




consciously perceiving

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Example Sentences for sentient

  • 1

    She is sentient in terms of recognizing other's mood.

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    It's the act of becoming sentient.

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    A shadow is an incorporeal creature of sentient darkness.

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    He is the owner of the sentient sword, Lamia.

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    The demon that inhabits the corpse is mindless, not sentient.

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    Listed below are the sentient races in the Ha'rai story.

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    Humans aren't the only sentient beings of the universe.

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    It is the sentient life force of Earth's biosphere, and the father of Atum.

  • 9

    In the dystopia the series depicts, Earth is dominated by sentient machines.

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    In the dystopia, the series depicts that Earth is dominated by sentient machines.