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Sensible vs. Unsensible

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Sensibleadjective

Perceptible by the senses.

Unsensibleadjective

Not sensible; silly, foolish.

Sensibleadjective

Easily perceived; appreciable.

Unsensibleadjective

That cannot be sensed; imperceptible.

Sensibleadjective

(archaic) Able to feel or perceive.

Unsensibleadjective

Out of one's senses; unconscious.

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Sensibleadjective

(archaic) Liable to external impression; easily affected; sensitive.

‘a sensible thermometer’;

Unsensibleadjective

Insensible.

Sensibleadjective

Of or pertaining to the senses; sensory.

Sensibleadjective

(archaic) Cognizant; having the perception of something; aware of something.

Sensibleadjective

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

Sensibleadjective

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

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Sensiblenoun

(obsolete) Sensation; sensibility.

Sensiblenoun

(obsolete) That which impresses itself on the senses; anything perceptible.

Sensiblenoun

(obsolete) That which has sensibility; a sensitive being.

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.

‘Air is sensible to the touch by its motion.’; ‘The disgrace was more sensible than the pain.’; ‘Any very sensible effect upon the prices of things.’;

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.

‘Would your cambric were sensible as your finger.’;

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.

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Sensibleadjective

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

‘He [man] can not think at any time, waking or sleeping, without being sensible of it.’; ‘They are now sensible it would have been better to comply than to refuse.’;

Sensibleadjective

Having moral perception; capable of being affected by moral good or evil.

Sensibleadjective

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.’;

Sensiblenoun

Sensation; sensibility.

Sensiblenoun

That which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible.

‘Aristotle distinguished sensibles into common and proper.’;

Sensiblenoun

That which has sensibility; a sensitive being.

‘This melancholy extends itself not to men only, but even to vegetals and sensibles.’;

Sensibleadjective

showing reason or sound judgment;

‘a sensible choice’; ‘a sensible person’;

Sensibleadjective

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;’; ‘;’; ‘) }arts of the skin’;

Sensibleadjective

acting with or showing thought and good sense;

‘a sensible young man’;

Sensibleadjective

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’;

Sensibleadjective

readily perceived by the senses;

‘the sensible universe’; ‘a sensible odor’;

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’; ‘sensible that a good deal more is still to be done’;

Sensibleadjective

proceeding from good sense or judgment;

‘a sensible choice’;

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