sense experience

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sense experience an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation "a sensation of touch"
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Quotations

  • Henri Frederic Amiel
    Henri%20Frederic%20Amiel
    “Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.”
  • Alice James
    Alice James
    “I suppose one has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.”
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    “When the senses contact sense objects, a person experiences cold or heat, pleasure or pain. These experiences are fleeting they come and go. Bear them patiently.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “Science is the attempt to make the chaotic diversity of our sense experience correspond to a logically uniform system of thought.”
  • David Sarnoff
    David Sarnoff
    “Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.”

Usage

In literature:

Certainly not from the experience of the senses.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
The friend is too much addicted to the pleasures of sense, and Amaury gives him his own experience of a similar tendency.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2" by George Saintsbury
In a general sense the action of the mind upon the given in experience has been going on from the beginning of animal life.
"Progress and History" by Various
And Marshire, a fellow of middling ability and no experience, has had the sense to perceive her qualities!...
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
Mr. Bowen's experience and natural good sense occasionally got the better of his theoretical views.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
A little common sense has been introduced into the management of our cavalry, since the real experience of the Crimean war.
"A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses" by J. S. Rarey
After a fair experiment his good sense forbade him to persevere.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
He vaguely sensed the dawn; it came to him as an old experience, a sort of groping memory out of a gloriously romantic past.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
I sensed an unusual experience that had never before befallen me.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
But a little common-sense and a little experience should easily guard a man against these.
"Clairvoyance" by Charles Webster Leadbeater
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In poetry:

The middle one had human sense,
The young had loving eyes,
The old had much experience,
And all of them were wise.
"In a Far Land Upon a Day" by Eleanor Farjeon
The profoundest of all sensualities
is the sense of truth
and the next deepest sensual experience
is the sense of justice.
"The Deepest Sensuality" by D H Lawrence
But there, a Judge who wants to prime
His mind with true ideas of crime,
Derives them from the common sense
Of practical experience.
"My Dream" by William Schwenck Gilbert
The certainty of faith and sense
Wide differ in experience:
Faith builds upon, — Thus saith the Lord;
Sense the views his work and not his word.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. IV." by Ralph Erskine
And so he did; but promptly came
Forth one, of good report--
"Our Superintendent" is his name--
Who tries to "hold the fort"
With wisdom, tact, and rare good sense,
In this, his first experience.
"Without A Minister" by Hattie Howard
What newness once suggested to,
Now clearer reason doth improve my view;
By novelty my soul was taught
At first, but now reality my thought
Inspires; and I Perspicuously Each way instructed am by sense,
Experience, reason, and intelligence.
"Right Apprehension" by Thomas Traherne

In news:

Greg Smith, who blasted Goldman Sachs when he publicly resigned from the firm and is releasing a book about his experience there, is telling a story that increasingly doesn't make any sense.
It was the heady sense of being first, of living where no one had lived before, that drew early settlers like Kathleen and Udayan Gupta to Battery Park City, a 90-acre experiment at the mouth of the Hudson and the tip of Manhattan.
It makes sense to assume that the baboons at the bottom of their hierarchy might experience more stress than their high-ranking relatives.
"Out of the broad range of the data of human experience, theism makes sense," he said.
Customer Experience Forum '10: A Forrester Research vice president demonstrates technology that can sense and recognize movement.
State Fair is an Experience for All the Senses.
Brad Paisley 's latest single, "Southern Comfort Zone," is all about his eye-opening experiences traveling the world, so it makes sense he literally traveled to the other side of the planet to film the song's new video.
Brad Paisley 's latest single, "Southern Comfort Zone ," is all about his eye-opening experiences traveling the world, so it makes sense he literally traveled to the other side of the planet to film the song's new video.
I am always encouraged when academics finally experience epiphanies about matters that always have been the stuff of common sense.
When the vast majority of a retailer's shoppers are tourists, it only makes sense for the stores to become part of the vacation experience.
Open all your senses to experience the world.
At Takamatsu, enjoy a dining experience that excites all the senses.
Barcelona's Six Senses Spa delivers an organic experience designed to redefine sensory norms.
I enjoy gazing at the various lit calendars and getting a sense of the literary treasurers and experiments that are coming up.
The acclaimed poet Alice Fulton talks about Cascade Experiment, her new collection of poems, and why art must aim to be "fair"—in both senses of the word.
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In science:

In this sense, Multisimultaneity and Bohm’s theory provide basically the same description for experiments with all choice-devices at rest, i.e. a causal explanation in which the ordering of the events fits with the time ordering in the laboratory frame.
Is there a real time ordering behind the nonlocal correlations?
These talks successfully convey the sense of excitement in this field through the presentation of many interesting recent experimental results, as well as exciting prospects for future experiments.
Status of Spin Physics - Experimental Summary
In this sense one can state that these forthcoming experiments are significant.
Quantum-Gravity Phenomenology: Status and Prospects
This crucial question must be answered for the present proposal to be a complete theory, in the sense that it is in principle able to predict the results to be expected in all types of experiments with well defined systems.
Nonextensive statistical mechanics: A brief review of its present status
Nevertheless, in this paper, I attempt to give a sense of the physics I have learned from the more than fifty talks about experiments presented at the XXXVIIi´eme Rencontres de Moriond (Electroweak).
XXXVIIi\'eme Rencontres de Moriond: Electroweak 2002 Conference Summary
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