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Aes

Greek: aestheisis "feeling, perception"

Aesthetic, anesthetic

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Aesthetic

Adj. having to do with beauty or order
Root: aes
Syn: artistic

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Anesthetic

n. A substance which causes loss of feeling
Root: aes

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Path

Greek: pathein "to feel"

Apathetic, empathy, pathos, antipathy

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Apathetic

adj. Not interested; having no strong emotion towards
Root: pat
Syn: indifferent

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Empathy

n. Sharing of another’s emotions
Root: path
Syn: compassion
Ant:opposition


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Pathos

n. Power of evoking great sadness or sympathy
Root: path
Syn: pitifulness


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Antipathy

adj. Hostility or hatred
Root: path
Syn: dislike
Ant: sympathy


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Sens/sent

Latin: sentire, sensum “to feel, to be aware"

Sentient, sentinel, sentiment, presentiment


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Sentient

Adj. conscious; aware
Root: sent
Ant: unaware

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Sentinel

n. One who watches or guards
Root: sent




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Sentiment

N. a feeling about something
Root: sent
Syn: attitude

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Presentiment

n. A feeling about something before it happens
Root: sent
Syn: foreboding




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Tang/tact

Latin tangere, tactum “to touch"

Tangible, tactile, intact


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Tangible

adj. Able to be grasped or perceived
Root: tang
Syn: concrete
Ant: abstract


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Tactile

adj. Pertaining to touch
Root: tact



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Intact

Adj. unbroken; whole
Root: tact
Syn: unharmed