how to pronounce sentient

/ˈsɛn.tiː.ənt/

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sentient is pronounced in three syllables

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sɛntənt

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An example use of sentient in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… as many sentient beings as possible to …”

meanings of sentient

adjective:

  1. Possessing human-like awareness and intelligence.
  2. Able to consciously perceive through the use of sense faculties.
  3. Experiencing sensation, thought, or feeling.

noun:

  1. An intelligent, self-aware being.
  2. Lifeform with the capability to feel sensation, such as pain.

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