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English adjective: sensible

1. sensible showing reason or sound judgment

SamplesA sensible choice.
A sensible person.


Similarcommonsense, commonsensible, commonsensical, healthy, intelligent, level-headed, levelheaded, sound, tenable, well-founded

See alsofair, just, logical, rational, valid



2. sensible able to feel or perceive

SamplesEven amoeba are sensible creatures.
The more sensible parts of the skin.


See alsoaware, cognisant, cognizant, conscious, sensitive


3. sensible readily perceived by the senses

SamplesThe sensible universe.
A sensible odor.


Antonymsimperceptible, unperceivable

4. sensible aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed

SamplesMade sensible of his mistakes.
I am sensible that the mention of such a circumstance may appear trifling.
Sensible that a good deal more is still to be done.

Similaraware, cognisant, cognizant

Antonymsincognizant, unaware

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