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, sensible(adj)

    showing reason or sound judgment

    "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"

  2. sensible, sensitive(adj)

    able to feel or perceive

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

  3. sensible(adj)

    readily perceived by the senses

    "the sensible universe"; "a sensible odor"

  4. sensible(adj)

    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. sensible(Adjective)

    Perceptible by the senses.

  2. sensible(Adjective)

    Easily perceived; appreciable.

  3. sensible(Adjective)

    Able to feel or perceive.

  4. sensible(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the senses; sensory.

  5. sensible(Adjective)

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

  6. sensible(Adjective)

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

  7. sensible(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensible(adj)

    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. Sensible(adj)

    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. Sensible(adj)

    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. Sensible(adj)

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

  5. Sensible(adj)

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

  6. Sensible(adj)

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

  7. Sensible(noun)

    sensation; sensibility

  8. Sensible(noun)

    that which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible

  9. Sensible(noun)

    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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    Veena
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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. Alexander Pope:

    He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.

  2. Eden Phillpotts:

    The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.

  3. Scotland Nick Faldo:

    You can't beat that view. That is the greatest view in golf, if I'm sensible, that is it.

  4. Alexandre Dumas:

    A husband is always a sensible man; he never thinks of marrying.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Before lending a hand in support to the nice words of a person , it is always sensible to see the behaviour towards people of his/her friend on the physical ground.

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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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. abandon
    • B. contempt
    • C. hypernym
    • D. recital

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