“My 365” September 29, 2010

September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010

September 29, 2010 --sensuous

September 29, 2010. 9:29pm PST. ISO 100. Shutter 1.3. Aperture f/7.1. Manual exposure, no flash.

Root word:


1. any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body.

Word Origin &; History


c.1400, “faculty of perception,” also “meaning or interpretation” (esp. of Holy Scripture), from O.Fr. sens, from L. sensus “perception, feeling, undertaking, meaning,” from sentire “perceive, feel, know,” prob. a fig. use of a lit. meaning “to find one’s way,”

Browse dictionary definitions near sense
1. sensational
2. sensationalism
3. sensationalist
4. sensory
5. sensitive
6. sensitize
7. nonsense
8. sensual
9. sensuality
10. sensuous

common sense
sense of balance
sense of duty
sense of direction
sense of humor
sense and sensibility

sixth sense = sensitivity
five senses

touch = sensuous



One comment

  1. I have more sense, than to mince words with an educator. 🙂
    Great illustrative picture, btw!

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