a.1.Capable of being perceived by the senses; apprehensible through the bodily organs; hence, also, perceptible to the mind; making an impression upon the sense, reason, or understanding; heat; sensible resistance.
Air is sensible to the touch by its motion.
- Arbuthnot.
The disgrace was more sensible than the pain.
- Sir W. Temple.
Any very sensible effect upon the prices of things.
- A. Smith.
2.Having the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects; capable of perceiving by the instrumentality of the proper organs; liable to be affected physsically or mentally; impressible.
Would your cambric were sensible as your finger.
- Shak.
3.Hence: Liable to impression from without; easily affected; having nice perception or acute feeling; sensitive; also, readily moved or affected by natural agents; delicate; as, a sensible thermometer.
4.Perceiving or having perception, either by the senses or the mind; cognizant; perceiving so clearly as to be convinced; satisfied; persuaded.
5.Having moral perception; capable of being affected by moral good or evil.
6.Possessing or containing sense or reason; giftedwith, or characterized by, good or common sense; intelligent; wise.
Now a sensible man, by and by a fool.
- Shak.
Sensible note
(Mus.) the major seventh note of any scale; - so called because, being but a half step below the octave, or key tone, and naturally leading up to that, it makes the ear sensible of its approaching sound. Called also the leading tone.
Sensible horizon
a - See Horizon, n., 2. (a).
n.1.Sensation; sensibility.
2.That which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible.
3.That which has sensibility; a sensitive being.
Adj.1.sensible - showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
Synonyms: reasonable
2.sensible - able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible p{ enveloping(a), shrouding(a), concealing,& (concealing by enclosing or wrapping as if in something that is not solid; "the enveloping darkness"; "hills concealed by shrouding mists") }arts of the skin"
Synonyms: sensitive
insensible - incapable of physical sensation; "insensible to pain"; "insensible earth"
3.sensible - acting with or showing thought and good sense; "a sensible young man"
Synonyms: thoughtful
4.sensible - marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a sensible manager"; "a wise decision"
Synonyms: judicious, wise
5.sensible - readily perceived by the senses; "the sensible universe"; "a sensible odor"
6.sensible - aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed; "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
7.sensible - proceeding from good sense or judgment; "a sensible choice"
Synonyms: judicious
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Translate Sensible to Spanish, Translate Sensible to German, Translate Sensible to French
sense of right and wrong
sense of shame
sense of smell
sense of taste
sense of the meeting
sense of touch
sense organ
Sense organule
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sensible horizon
Sensible note
sensing element
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