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kinaesthetic, kinesthetic (adjective); more kinaesthetic, most kinaesthetic; more kinesthetic, most kinesthetic
1. The sensation of position, movement, tension, etc. of parts of the body perceived through nerve-end organs in muscles, tendons, and joints: Dancing is a very kinaesthetic activity in that Susan has to be aware of her body positions, movements, etc.
2. A system used to teach reading and spelling by means of the sensations perceived through movements and feelings, such as following the written word with one’s finger in sand, on a rough paper towel, or on sandpaper which results in an automatic muscular response when one actually writes the word with a pen or a pencil: Martin's son learned his alphabet through the kinesthetic method by tracing letters on a rough paper surface with his finger.
kinesthetic (adjective), more kinesthetic, most kinesthetic
A reference to the sense perceptions of movements: Maude's kinesthetic responses appeared to be very normal as indicated by the muscular stimulations she was receiving from Dr. Sneed.
Word Entries containing the term: “kinesthetic
kinesthetic hallucination (s) (noun), kinesthetic hallucinations (pl)
False sensations of body movements, as with an amputated-phantom limb: Fred was sure that he was feeling his amputated right arm moving very often, however Dr. Fisher explained that he was actually experiencing kinesthetic hallucinations.
kinesthetic sense (s) (noun), kinesthetic senses (pl)
The sensation of the movements of muscles that are felt while they are contracting: While using the specialized gym equipment, Lawrence experienced the kinesthetic senses of his muscles stretching and contracting.