Definition of 'sentient'
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Why would any sentient adult want to dress like a fairytale creature? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is something stolen from an individual in those smears of cells turned sentient adults? Times, Sunday Times (2010)How could this possibly be of any interest to sentient adults with experiences of their own? Times, Sunday Times (2009)What to do if machines become sentient? Times, Sunday Times (2015)No sign of sentient life at all, absolutely out for the count. The Sun (2016)What is it about the summer that makes otherwise sentient adults behave like five-year-olds? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Elephants are highly intelligent, sentient and responsive creatures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)From entering the hospital, she ceases being a sentient adult with a personality and becomes a number. Christianity Today (2000)How did life become sentient? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Nay, more, it becomes sentient and sensitive inside the earth. Secrets of the Soil (1990)And owning a dead dog implies no presumption of human control over a vibrant and sentient creature, because it's dead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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