[ adjective ] endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
"the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence
Used in print(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)
`` That it had found a planet on which human_beings could live and which was already inhabited by sentient beings '' ! said Hal , forgetting in his enthusiasm that he had not been asked to speak .
[ adjective ] consciously perceiving
"sentient of the intolerable load" "a boy so sentient of his surroundings"- W.A.White