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sentient

adjective uk   /ˈsen.tɪ.ənt/ /ˈsen.ʃənt/ formal us  
able to experience physical and possibly emotional feelings: It is hard for a sentient person to understand how any parents could treat their child so badly.
Translations of “sentient”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有知覺力的, 有感覺力的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有知觉力的, 有感觉力的…
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