Touch, taste and smell

tactile
(adj)
TAC-tile
Meaning

pertaining to the sense of touch

1st Sample Sentence

Painting is a visual art, but sculpture is both visual and tactile.

Root

tangere (to touch) (Latin)

Mnemonics

It sounds similar to Reptile (class of animals e. g Snake). Now this animals e. g snake are quite sensitive or react suddenly when see something. thus quite sensitive and as we can't touch them so related to touch. CON-tact - If you are in contact with something, you are in touch with it and hence it is tactile.

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