Etymology
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sensate (adj.)

mid-15c., sensat, "endowed with sense; capable of sensation," from Late Latin sensatus "gifted with sense," from sensus "perception, feeling, undertaking, meaning" (see sense (n.)). By 1847 as "perceived by the senses." From 1937 in sociology.

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Definitions of sensate

sensate (adj.)
having physical sensation;
sensate creatures
From wordnet.princeton.edu