2.3 Sense, perceive

Use this domain for general words related to all the senses--sight, hearing, smell, taste, and feeling. Some languages may not distinguish some of these senses, and some languages may have words for other senses. There are also other senses that animals have. If your language has words for other senses, include them here.

OMC Codes: 
151 Sensation and Perception
Louw Nida Codes: 
24 Sensory Events and States
24G General Sensory Perception
  • What words refer to sensing something using one of the senses?
    feel, sense, perceive, notice, detect, distinguish
  • What words refer to the ability to sense something?
    sense, perception,
  • What words refer to all the senses?
  • What words refer to something that you sense?
    feeling, sensation, perception,
  • What words describe something that can be sensed?
    perceptible, noticeable, detectable, distinguishable
  • What words describe something that cannot be sensed?
    unperceived, imperceptible, unnoticeable, undetectable, undetected, indistinguishable,
  • What words describe someone who can sense things better than other people?
    sensitive, perceptive, acute sense,