or kinesthesis noun (plural -thesias or kinestheses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kinein + aisthēsis perception — more at anesthesia Date: 1880 a sense mediated by receptors located in muscles, tendons, and joints and stimulated by bodily movements and tensions; also sensory experience derived from this sense • kinesthetic adjectivekinesthetically adverb

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