1. tactility

noun. the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain.


  • somaesthesia
  • touch perception
  • somesthesia
  • skin perceptiveness
  • somatic sense
  • somatic sensory system
  • somataesthesis
  • tactual sensation
  • somesthesis
  • somatosensory system
  • somaesthesis

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Sentences with tactility

1. Noun, singular or mass
For patients such as autistic children, who are particularly agitated and have an increased tactility toward their environment, the blankets must feel soft and nonthreatening.