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skin sensation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n skin sensation a sensation localized on the skin
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Usage

In literature:

Blushing is preceded by a peculiar sensation in the skin.
"The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals" by Charles Darwin
The first couple rides through, I was just glad of the aggressive air conditioning and the delicious sensation of sweat drying on my skin.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
Lady Holme felt a slight tingling sensation in her cool skin.
"The Woman With The Fan" by Robert Hichens
Thus, when the skin is pinched, the sensation is referred to the skin, although the perception is in the brain.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Ursus felt a cold sensation, such as is produced by a reptile crawling over the skin.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
The very same qualities, however, serve greatly to heighten the emotional intensity of skin sensations.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The skin of such persons is generally dry and harsh, communicating an unpleasant sensation to the touch.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
In the skin we find several kinds of sense organs that give us the sensations of cold and warmth, of pressure and pain.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
The boys were wet to the skin, and even on a scorching day in August that is anything but a pleasant sensation.
"The Outdoor Girls on Pine Island" by Laura Lee Hope
Instantly he felt a sensation like the drawing of a red-hot iron across his skin.
"A Honeymoon in Space" by George Griffith
Warmth pressed against him, a warm wet touch on his cold skin, a sensation of friendly concern in his mind.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
He met Indians who told him of a lake the waters of which produced a burning sensation when placed upon the skin.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
Sensation is diminished but not abolished in the area of skin involved.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Blushing is preceded by a peculiar sensation in the skin.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The nerves of sensation are mostly distributed upon the skin.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
This shows that tactile impulses from the skin take a share in generating the guiding sensation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
Then, slowly, the sensation of heat began again, and increased until Burl's skin was red and inflamed from the irritation.
"The Mad Planet" by Murray Leinster
I shall never forget the sensation that thrilled through me, as I touched his skin.
"Lost Lenore" by Charles Beach
Every man present feels a creeping sensation in the skin of his head, as though the scalping-knife were being brandished around it.
"The Lost Mountain" by Mayne Reid
The skin creeps but the sensation is pleasant.
"The Drunkard" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In poetry:

Return often and take me,
beloved sensation, return and take me —
when the memory of the body awakens,
and an old desire runs again through the blood;
when the lips and the skin remember,
and the hands feel as if they touch again.
"Return" by Constantine P Cavafy

In news:

Angelina Jolie's right leg became an internet sensation after she famously showed some skin at February's Oscars, and now the engaged star's gesture is being spoofed by none other than Betty White.
According to the company, this product harnesses the protective power of the rare Alpine Edelweiss and allows formulation with a new level of protection for an ultimate skin sensation.
A Novel Silicone-Based O/W Emulsifier With Skin Smoothing Sensation.
That's what doctors are saying about people with Morgellons disease, who claim to be infested with mysterious parasites that trigger itching, rashes, and creepy-crawly sensations in the skin.
Its soft, warm, skin-like sensation and durability is favored over the cold, hard texture of porcelain or resin.
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