Marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception
Able to receive and respond to external stimuli
All living and sentient things are formed out of insentient atoms.
Its warm touch seemed so like a human caress, I really thought it was a sentient being, capable of loving and protecting me.
Even as a sentient soul, she'd felt fear.
Her soul had been sentient only since she died-dead, about six months ago.
Both principles have sensibility, and thus all products of their collision are sentient, that is, feel pleasure and pain.