from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a sentient or perceptive manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a sentient or perceptive way.

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  • adverb In a sentient or perceptive way.


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sentient +‎ -ly


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  • My guess is that it's done in the pursuit to live sentiently, but this is said from an obviously biased vantage point.

    oatcake Diary Entry oatcake 2001

  • Sure, he knew that when it came to actual coverage, to intelligent, insightful rendering of the facts and details, his paper pissed all over the broadcasters - and from an increasing height since the Beeb and (particularly) ITN started interpreting the news for the sentiently challenged, assuming the comprehensive faculties of a four-year-old viewer.

    Country of the Blind Brookmyre, Christopher, 1968- 1997

  • A Lens materialized about her wrist; not attached to it by a metallic bracelet, but a bracelet in itself, clinging sentiently to the smooth, bronzed skin.

    Children of the Lens Smith, E. E. 1954

  • It seemed to be sentiently alive with the magnetism of the man who had lately occupied it.

    Rose O'Paradise Grace Miller White 1912

  • A large, irregular hole, over which the flesh had grown, pulsed as sentiently and imperatively as a naked, living heart.

    Mr. Opp Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice 1906

  • The world was abloom, and the girl, too, was in her early June, and sentiently alive with the strength of its full pulse-tide.

    The Call of the Cumberlands Charles Neville Buck 1904

  • Creator, Who has built and continues to build bodily houses for all sentient or sentiently-spiritual creatures?

    My Life in Christ, or Moments of Spiritual Serenity and Contemplation, of Reverent Feeling, of Earnest Self-Amendment, and of Peace in God 1829-1909 1897

  • It was as if the hedge sentiently took hold of her.

    The Second Latchkey 1889

  • "A 'fraud on the court' occurs where it can be demonstrated, clearly and convincingly, that a party has sentiently set in motion some unconscionable scheme calculated to interfere with the judicial system's ability impartially to adjudicate a matter by improperly influencing the trier or unfairly hampering the presentation of the opposing party's claim or defense."

    Universal Hub adamg 2010

  • And yet, we need but to have been twice or thrice in the company of those who stand for what is best in mankind, most intellectually, sentiently human, to realise how uncertain and groping their search is still for the happier hours of life; to marvel at the resemblance the unconscious happiness they look for bears to the happiness craved by the man who has no spiritual existence; to note how opaque, to their eyes, is the cloud which separates all that pertains to the being who rises from all that is his who descends.

    The Buried Temple Maurice Maeterlinck 1905


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