Definition of Tactual sensation

1. Noun. The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin. "The surface had a greasy feeling"

Exact synonyms: Feeling, Tactile Sensation, Touch, Touch Sensation
Generic synonyms: Perception
Specialized synonyms: Creepiness, Cutaneous Sensation, Haptic Sensation, Skin Sensation
Derivative terms: Feel, Touch



2. Noun. The faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tactual Sensation

tactility
taction
tactions
tactism
tactisms
tactless
tactlessly
tactlessness
tactlessnesses
tactometer
tactometers
tactor
tacts
tactual
tactual exploration
tactual sensation (current term)
tactuall
tactually
tadago-pie
tadago-pies
tadalafil
taddie
taddies
tadocizumab
tadpole
tadpole-shaped pupil
tadpole shrimp
tadpolelike
tadpoles

Literary usage of Tactual sensation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1886)
"A tactual sensation, however, as Mr. Spencer himself elsewhere points out, does not necessarily involve any perception of resistance, while he also ..."

2. The Human Mind: A Text-book of Psychology / by James Sully by James Sully (1892)
"Qualitative Differences of tactual sensation. The differences of quality among sensations of touch are less numerous than those among sensations of smell. ..."

3. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green, Richard Lewis Nettleship (1894)
"... and tactual sensation without being conscious of touching anything; and, conversely, that what I am said to see never is or includes a visual sensation, ..."

4. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green (1894)
"It requires, therefore, a certain effort to convince ourselves that it is possible to have a visual sensation without seeing anything, and tactual sensation ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1908)
"of vision, the less distinctly the outlines of an object emerge, the greater is the prominence of the color in which it is clothed, so in tactual sensation, ..."

6. Problems of Philosophy: Or, Principles of Epistemology and Metaphysics by James Hervey Hyslop (1905)
"... of the habit it is certainly one that is very common, namely, to localize the tactual sensation on the organism and the cause or stimulus as ..."

7. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1886)
"A tactual sensation, however, as Mr. Spencer himself elsewhere points out, does not necessarily involve any perception of resistance, while he also ..."

8. The Human Mind: A Text-book of Psychology / by James Sully by James Sully (1892)
"Qualitative Differences of tactual sensation. The differences of quality among sensations of touch are less numerous than those among sensations of smell. ..."

9. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green, Richard Lewis Nettleship (1894)
"... and tactual sensation without being conscious of touching anything; and, conversely, that what I am said to see never is or includes a visual sensation, ..."

10. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green (1894)
"It requires, therefore, a certain effort to convince ourselves that it is possible to have a visual sensation without seeing anything, and tactual sensation ..."

11. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1908)
"of vision, the less distinctly the outlines of an object emerge, the greater is the prominence of the color in which it is clothed, so in tactual sensation, ..."

12. Problems of Philosophy: Or, Principles of Epistemology and Metaphysics by James Hervey Hyslop (1905)
"... of the habit it is certainly one that is very common, namely, to localize the tactual sensation on the organism and the cause or stimulus as ..."

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