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1. faculty

noun. ['ˈfækəlti'] one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind.

Synonyms

  • sentience
  • sense
  • understanding
  • sensory faculty
  • sensation
  • module
  • retentiveness
  • reason
  • retentivity
  • sentiency
  • power
  • retention
  • will
  • speech
  • language
  • ability
  • mental faculty
  • memory
  • attention
  • volition

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • stupidity
  • intellectual
  • sentient

Etymology

  • faculte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • faculte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system.

Synonyms

  • centripetal
  • receptive

Antonyms

  • decentralizing
  • centrifugal
  • unreceptive

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)

3. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] involving or derived from the senses.

Antonyms

  • nonabsorbent

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)

4. faculty

noun. ['ˈfækəlti'] the body of teachers and administrators at a school.

Synonyms

  • staff
  • professor
  • body
  • school

Antonyms

  • inanimateness
  • insentience
  • unconsciousness
  • incognizance

Etymology

  • faculte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • faculte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] relating to or concerned in sensation.

Antonyms

  • unsensational

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)
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