showing reason or sound judgment
"a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
able to feel or perceive
"even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin"
readily perceived by the senses
"the sensible universe"; "a sensible odor"
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
Perceptible by the senses.
Easily perceived; appreciable.
Able to feel or perceive.
Of or pertaining to the senses; sensory.
Cognizant; having the perception of something; aware of something.
Acting with or showing good sense; able to make good judgements based on reason.
Characterized more by usefulness or practicality than by fashionableness, especially of clothing.
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
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
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
perceiving or having perception, either by the senses or the mind; cognizant; perceiving so clearly as to be convinced; satisfied; persuaded
having moral perception; capable of being affected by moral good or evil
possessing or containing sense or reason; giftedwith, or characterized by, good or common sense; intelligent; wise
that which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible
that which has sensibility; a sensitive being
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sensible' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3737
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sensible' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2193
Rank popularity for the word 'sensible' in Adjectives Frequency: #475
The numerical value of sensible in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of sensible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of sensible in a Sentence
It is a sensible option and necessary in terms of managing risk but the elite conservatives that govern have resisted strongly despite robust public support for female succession.
There is at least one field like gutter only and no good & sensible person ever enters in to clean and none comes out of it spotless.
What the Department of Education is talking about is wholly sensible and is an appropriate and totally unsurprising correction to what the Obama administration did.
Everyone is a lead actor cum director of their own movie called life and any sensible director believes strongly always in playing out a good character through a lead actor for making his movie a truly blockbuster.”
The celibacy of a man keeps his body healthy for it helps to keep filthy thoughts out of his head and as every sensible person knows that the well-being resides in the mind only.
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Translations for sensible
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- assenyat, sensatCatalan, Valencian
- spürbar, wahrnehmbar, vernünftigGerman
- sensato, razonableSpanish
- järjellinen, järkevä, tietoinen, ymmärrettävä, käytännöllisyysFinnish
- raisonnable, sensé, sensibleFrench
- réasúnta, céadfaíoch, céadfach, ciallmhar, inchéadfaitheIrish
- glic, toinnteScottish Gaelic
- pajėgus pajusti ar suvokti, lengvai suvokiamas, suvokiamas protuLithuanian
- functioneel, verstandig, gevoelig, aanwijsbaar, merkbaar, waarneembaar, zinnig, aanzienlijk, praktischDutch
- 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
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