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AES

Greek: "Feeling, perception"
Example Words: Aesthetic, Anesthetic

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PATH

Greek: "To feel"
Example Words: Apathetic, Empathy, Pathos, Antipathy

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SENS/SENT

Latin: "To feel, to be aware"
Example Words: Sentient, Sentinel, Sentiment, Presentiment

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TANG/TACT

Latin: "To touch"
Example Words: Tangible, Tactile, Intact

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Aesthetic

Definition: adj. Having to do with beauty or order.
Root: AES
Synonym: Artistic

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Anesthetic

Definition: n. A substance that causes a loss of feeling.
Root: AES

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Apathetic

Definition: adj. Not interested; having no strong emotion towards.
Root: PATH
Synonym: Indifferent

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Empathy

Definition: n. Sharing of another's emotions.
Root: PATH
Synonym: Compassion
Antonym: Opposition

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Pathos

Definition: n. Power of evoking great sadness or sympathy.
Root: PATH
Synonym: Pitifulness

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Antipathy

Definition: adj. Hostility or hatred
Root: PATH
Synonym: Dislike
Antonym: Sympathy

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Sentient

Definition: adj. Conscious; aware.
Root: SENS/SENT
Antonym: Unaware

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Sentinel

Definition: n. One who watches or guards.
Root: SENS/SENT

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Sentiment

Definition: n. A feeling about something.
Root: SENS/SENT
Synonym: Attitude

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Presentiment

Definition: n. A feeling about something before it happens.
Root: SENS/SENT
Synonym: Foreboding

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Tangible

Definition: adj. Able to be grasped or perceived.
Root: TANG/TACT
Synonym: Concrete
Antonym: Abstract

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Tactile

Definition: adj. Pertaining to touch.
Root: TANG/TACT

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Intact

Definition: adj. Unbroken; whole
Root: TANG/TACT
Synonym: Unharmed