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esthesia or aesthesia
noun: The capacity for sensation.
Back formation from anesthesia (loss of sensation), from Greek an- (not) + aisthesis (sensation). Earliest documented use: 1829; anesthesia is from 1721.
"Choo began to experience a dearth of aesthesia."
Martin Dec Haynes; Anything Goes; Xlibris; 2011.
See more usage examples of esthesia in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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