What is another word for sentiency?

53 synonyms found


[ sˈɛnʃənsi], [ sˈɛnʃənsi], [ s_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n_s_i]

How to use "Sentiency" in context?

Sentiency is the degree to which an individual's capacity for conscious experience equals or exceeds their potential for development. It is the measure of the level of sentience of a creature, and is one of the key factors that differentiate animals from machines. It can also refer to the ability of any living thing to experience pleasure and pain, or to feel emotions.

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