What does sensible mean?

Definitions for sensible
ˈsɛn sə bəlsen·si·ble

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sensible.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reasonable, sensibleadjective

    showing reason or sound judgment

    "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"

  2. sensible, sensitiveadjective

    able to feel or perceive

    "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin"

  3. sensibleadjective

    readily perceived by the senses

    "the sensible universe"; "a sensible odor"

  4. sensibleadjective

    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

Wiktionary

  1. sensibleadjective

    Perceptible by the senses.

  2. sensibleadjective

    Easily perceived; appreciable.

  3. sensibleadjective

    Able to feel or perceive.

  4. sensibleadjective

    Of or pertaining to the senses; sensory.

  5. sensibleadjective

    Cognizant; having the perception of something; aware of something.

  6. sensibleadjective

    Acting with or showing good sense; able to make good judgements based on reason.

  7. sensibleadjective

    Characterized more by usefulness or practicality than by fashionableness, especially of clothing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensibleadjective

    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

  2. Sensibleadjective

    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

  3. Sensibleadjective

    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. Sensibleadjective

    perceiving or having perception, either by the senses or the mind; cognizant; perceiving so clearly as to be convinced; satisfied; persuaded

  5. Sensibleadjective

    having moral perception; capable of being affected by moral good or evil

  6. Sensibleadjective

    possessing or containing sense or reason; giftedwith, or characterized by, good or common sense; intelligent; wise

  7. Sensiblenoun

    sensation; sensibility

  8. Sensiblenoun

    that which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible

  9. Sensiblenoun

    that which has sensibility; a sensitive being

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sensible' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3737

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sensible' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2193

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sensible' in Adjectives Frequency: #475

How to pronounce sensible?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensible in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sensible in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A sensible visitor to the house can know through the attitude of the children towards him as what their parents talk secretly inside room about him.

  2. Owen Murfin:

    We've got to be careful ... and with equity markets very close to their highs I think it's a sensible time to take a bit of risk off, because the outcome is very uncertain.

  3. Mark Lyons:

    Mills and consumers need to have a sensible hedge policy without it they can't manage margins. (Also) those who do trade them will have an advantage over those that don't.

  4. Dr. Karl Menninger:

    Neurotic means he is not as sensible as I am, and psychotic means he's even worse than my brother-in-law.

  5. Linda Wells:

    Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.

Images & Illustrations of sensible

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Translations for sensible

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  • waarneembaarAfrikaans
  • معقولArabic
  • assenyat, sensatCatalan, Valencian
  • spürbar, wahrnehmbar, vernünftigGerman
  • komprenemaEsperanto
  • sensato, razonableSpanish
  • järjellinen, järkevä, tietoinen, ymmärrettävä, käytännöllisyysFinnish
  • raisonnable, sensé, sensibleFrench
  • réasúnta, céadfaíoch, céadfach, ciallmhar, inchéadfaitheIrish
  • glic, toinnteScottish Gaelic
  • érzékenyHungarian
  • խելամիտArmenian
  • 현명한Korean
  • عاقڵKurdish
  • pajėgus pajusti ar suvokti, lengvai suvokiamas, suvokiamas protuLithuanian
  • functioneel, verstandig, gevoelig, aanwijsbaar, merkbaar, waarneembaar, zinnig, aanzienlijk, praktischDutch
  • fornuftigNorwegian
  • sensownyPolish
  • sensatoPortuguese
  • perceptibil, rațional, rezonabil, inteligent, simțitor, mare, apreciabil, chibzuit, observabil, practic, sensibil, conștient, considerabil, sesizabil, logicRomanian
  • разу́мный, целесообра́зный, чувстви́тельный, восприи́мчивый, ощути́мый, рациона́льный, здравомы́слящий, зна́ющий, практи́чный, сознаю́щий, здра́вый, благоразу́мныйRussian
  • fSwedish
  • розумнийUkrainian
  • פיליקYiddish
  • 明智的Chinese

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