HyperDic: sensible

English > 4 senses of the word sensible:
ADJECTIVEallsensible, reasonableshowing reason or sound judgment
allsensible, sensitiveable to feel or perceive
allsensiblereadily perceived by the senses
allsensibleaware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed
sensible > pronunciation
Soundsseh'nsahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > sensible: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing reason or sound judgment.
Examples
  • "a sensible choice"
  • "a sensible person"
Synonymreasonable
Attribute ofreasonablenessgoodness of reason and judgment
Narrowercommonsense, commonsensible, commonsensicalExhibiting native good judgment
healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed, soundExercising or showing good judgment
tenable, well-foundedBased on sound reasoning or evidence
See alsofair, justFree from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception
logicalcapable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
rationalconsistent with or based on or using reason
validWell grounded in logic / logic or truth or having legal force
Oppositeunreasonablenot reasonable
Spanishrazonable, sensato
Catalanraonable
Nounssensiblenessthe quality of showing good sense or practical judgment
Adverbssensiblywith good sense or in a reasonable / reasonable or intelligent manner
English > sensible: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningable to feel or perceive.
Examples
  • "even amoeba are sensible creatures"
  • "the more sensible parts of the skin"
Synonymsensitive
See alsoaware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
consciousknowing / knowing and perceiving
sensitiveResponsive to physical stimuli
OppositeinsensibleIncapable of physical sensation
Spanishsensible
Catalansensible
Nounssensibilitymental responsiveness and awareness
sensibility(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli
Verbssenseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
English > sensible: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningreadily perceived by the senses.
Examples
  • "the sensible universe"
  • "a sensible odor"
Broaderperceptiblecapable of being perceived by the mind or senses
Spanishsensible
Catalansensible
Nounssensibility(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli
Verbssenseperceive by a physical sensation / sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
English > sensible: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningaware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed.
Examples
  • "made sensible of his mistakes"
  • "I am sensible that the mention of such a circumstance may appear trifling"- Henry Hallam
  • "sensible that a good deal more is still to be done"- Edmund Burke
Broaderaware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
Spanishjuicioso, mesurado, sensato
Catalanassenyat, entenimentat, judiciós, sensat
Nounssensiblenessthe quality of showing good sense or practical judgment
Verbssensebecome aware of not through the senses but instinctively

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