kinesthetic

   The sensory experience of the body's movement. Physical awareness of the body's position in space. Also see dance, interdisciplinary, and music.

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  • kinesthetic — (adj.) also kinaesthetic, pertaining to kinesthesia, 1880, coined by British neurologist Henry Charlton Bastian (1837 1915) from Gk. kinein to move (see CITE (Cf. cite)) + aisthesis sensation (see ANAESTHESIA (Cf. anaesthesia)). Perhaps on model… …   Etymology dictionary

  • kinesthetic — kinesthesia kin es*the sia, kinesthesis kin es*the sis kinesthetic kin es*thet ic See {kinaesthesia}, {kinaesthesis}, and {kinaesthetic}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kinesthetic — Kinaesthetic Kin [ae]s*thet ic, Kinesthetic Kin es*thet ic, a. Of, pertaining to, or involving, kinaesthesia. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinesthetic — adjective of or relating to kinesthesis (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑kinaesthetic • Pertains to noun: ↑kinesthesis (for: ↑kinaesthetic), ↑kinesthesis • …   Useful english dictionary

  • kinesthetic — adjective see kinesthesia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kinesthetic — See kinesthesia. * * * …   Universalium

  • kinesthetic — adjective of or relating to kinesthesia …   Wiktionary

  • kinesthetic — 1. Relating to kinesthesia. 2. Used to describe a person who preferentially uses mental imagery of that which has been felt. SEE ALSO: internal representation. * * * kin·es·thet·ic (kin″əs thetґik) pertaining to kinesthesia or the… …   Medical dictionary

  • kinesthetic — adj. of or pertaining to kinesthesis (sense of movement) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kinesthetic — kin·es·thet·ic …   English syllables

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