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English adjective: sensible

1. sensible showing reason or sound judgment


SamplesA sensible choice.
A sensible person.


Synonymsreasonable


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


See alsofair, just, logical, rational, valid


Attributereasonableness


Antonymsunreasonable

2. sensible able to feel or perceive


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


Synonymssensitive


See alsoaware, cognisant, cognizant, conscious, sensitive


Antonymsinsensible

3. sensible readily perceived by the senses


SamplesThe sensible universe.
A sensible odor.


Similarperceptible


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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