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SENSE IMPRESSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sense impression mean? 

SENSE IMPRESSION (noun)
  The noun SENSE IMPRESSION has 1 sense:

1. an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

  Familiarity information: SENSE IMPRESSION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SENSE IMPRESSION (noun)


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Meaning:

An unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

aesthesis; esthesis; sensation; sense datum; sense experience; sense impression

Context example:

a sensation of touch

Hypernyms ("sense impression" is a kind of...):

perception (the process of perceiving)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sense impression"):

limen; threshold (the smallest detectable sensation)

masking (the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation)

vision; visual sensation (the perceptual experience of seeing)

odor; odour; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation; smell (the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form)

gustatory perception; gustatory sensation; taste; taste perception; taste sensation (the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus)

auditory sensation; sound (the subjective sensation of hearing something)

synaesthesia; synesthesia (a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated)


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