general sensation

gen·er·al sen·sa·tion

a sensation referred to the body as a whole rather than to any particular part.

gen·er·al sen·sa·tion

(jenĕr-ăl sen-sāshŭn)
Sensation referred to the body as a whole rather than to any particular part.
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Not at all participating in the general sensation, but wearing the depressed and wearied look of one who sought to meditate on his disappointment in silence and privacy, the single gentleman alighted, and handed out Kit's mother with a gloomy politeness which impressed the lookers-on extremely.
This was a beautiful description of her general sensation, covering her mind and emotions, as well as the physical body.
There was a general sensation of excitement and fascination among the researchers, managers, and sport enthusiasts attending the talk, which generated numerous questions, comments, and a surprising amount of interest and willingness to proceed in this new direction.

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