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(of a statement or course of action) Chosen in accordance with wisdom or prudence; likely to be of benefit,
  1. (of a statement or course of action) Chosen in accordance with wisdom or prudence; likely to be of benefit
    • - I cannot believe that it is sensible to spend so much
    • - a sensible diet
  2. (of a person) Possessing or displaying prudence
    • - he was a sensible and capable boy
  3. (of an object) Practical and functional rather than decorative
    • - Mom always made me have sensible shoes
  4. Readily perceived; appreciable
    • - it will effect a sensible reduction in these figures
  5. Able to notice or appreciate; not unaware of
    • - we are sensible of the difficulties he faces

  1. reasonable: showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
  2. able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin"
  3. 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
  4. (sensibleness) the quality of showing good sense or practical judgment
  5. (sensibly) sanely: with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner; "he acted sensibly in the crisis"; "speak more sanely about these affairs"; "acted quite reasonably"
  6. (Sensibly) Sensibility refers to an acute perception of or responsiveness toward something, such as the emotions of another. This concept emerged in eighteenth-century Britain, and was closely associated with studies of sense perception as the means through which knowledge is gathered. ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. presented to the subject by means of sensibility. (Cf. intelligible.)
  9. A. practical, reasonable, something that makes sense