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Definition of "kinesthesia" []

  • The sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement of the muscles, tendons, and joints. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kinesthesia" in a sentence
  • "I get how sensory-motor amnesia affect kinesthesia and movement, but fatigue seems like another level."
  • "My primary sense is kinesthesia; I can remember what it felt like to move around in places where I used to live much better than what they looked like."
  • "There's a very much better vocabulary for sight, and a much better one for hearing, than for either kinesthesia or touch."