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Definition of Sentient

Sentient

  1. Having a faculty, or faculties, of sensation and perception. Specif. (Physiol.), especially sensitive; as, the sentient extremities of nerves, which terminate in the various organs or tissues.
  2. One who has the faculty of perception; a sentient being.

Sentient Quotations

Animals are sentient, intelligent, perceptive, funny and entertaining. We owe them a duty of care as we do to children.
Michael Morpurgo

I love all animals. I have a fascination with fish, birds, whales - sentient life - insects, reptiles.
Nicolas Cage

Fantasy is my favorite genre for reading and writing. We have more options than anyone else, and the best props and special effects. That means if you want to write a fantasy story with Norse gods, sentient robots, and telepathic dinosaurs, you can do just that. Want to throw in a vampire and a lesbian unicorn while you're at it? Go ahead.
Patrick Rothfuss

I'm always pushing for human responsibility. Given that chimpanzees and many other animals are sentient and sapient, then we should treat them with respect.
Jane Goodall

Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
Jacques Barzun
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