Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sensation

5 senses of sensation

Sense 1
sensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum -- (an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch")
       => perception -- (the process of perceiving)

Sense 2
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz -- (someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field)
       => expert -- (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Sense 3
sensation -- (a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest; "anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear")
       => stir -- (emotional agitation and excitement)

Sense 4
sensation -- (a state of widespread public excitement and interest; "the news caused a sensation")
       => excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour -- (the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation")

Sense 5
sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty -- (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")
       => faculty, mental faculty, module -- (one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind)

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