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tactual sensation


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tactual sensation the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
    • n tactual sensation the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin "she likes the touch of silk on her skin","the surface had a greasy feeling"
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In literature:

The localization of a bodily sensation in waking life means the combination of a tactual and a visual image with the sensation.
"Illusions" by James Sully
What happens in the case of light is equally true of sound and tactual sensation.
"Modern Religious Cults and Movements" by Gaius Glenn Atkins
The same is true of sounds, of tactual sensations, of every other sensible obstacle to pure activity.
"Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge" by Alexander Philip
Did the beard really exist, or was it only a case of tactual and visual sensations?
"Mysterious Psychic Forces" by Camille Flammarion