sensation etymology

English word sensation comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁sónt-

Detailed word origin of sensation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁sónt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to go, to feel  , to walk, travel, being, true, to head for, go
sentio Latin (lat) I feel; I perceive with the senses. I have an opinion; I feel an emotion. I perceive: I notice mentally.
sensus Latin (lat) (poetic) understanding, reason. A feeling, sentiment. Perception, capability of feeling, ability to perceive.
sensatio Malayalam (mal)
sensation English (eng) A physical feeling or perception from something that comes into contact with the body; something sensed.. A widespread reaction of interest or excitement.