1 physical feeling
ADJ. delicious, exquisite, pleasant, pleasurable, wonderful | unpleasant | curious, odd, strange | burning, choking, prickling, tingling | bodily, physical
VERB + SENSATION experience, feel, have He felt a tingling sensation down his side. | produce | enjoy Most people enjoy the sensation of eating.
PREP. ~ of the sensation of sand between your toes
2 ability to feel
ADJ. pure He gave way to pure sensation.
VERB + SENSATION have She had no sensation in her hands. | lose
SENSATION + VERB come back
ADJ. curious, eerie, odd, strange
VERB + SENSATION have I had the eerie sensation that I was not alone.
PREP. ~ of the sensation of being watched
4 great excitement/surprise/interest
ADJ. great | overnight
VERB + SENSATION cause, create The film caused a sensation among film critics.