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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
adjective COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a sensible compromise ▪ The strikes continued and there seemed to be no chance of a sensible compromise. a sensible suggestion ▪ This was the first sensible suggestion she had heard from him. a sensible/proper diet...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sensible \Sen"si*ble\, a. [F., fr. L. sensibilis, fr. sensus sense.] 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;...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 (context now dated or formal English) perceptible by the senses. 2 easily perceived; appreciable. 3 (context archaic English) able to feel or perceive. 4 (context archaic English) Liable to external impression; easily affected; sensitive. 5 Of or pertaining...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., "capable of sensation or feeling;" also "capable of being sensed or felt, perceptible to the senses," hence "easily understood; logical, reasonable," from Late Latin sensibilis "having feeling, perceptible by the senses," from sensus , past participle...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person" [syn: reasonable ] [ant: unreasonable ] able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible p enveloping(a), shrouding(a), concealing,& (concealing...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Sensible may refer to: Captain Sensible (born 1954), English rock guitarist French frigate Sensible (1788) , a 32-gun Magicienne -class frigate Sensible Sentencing Trust , a lobby group Sensible Software , a defunct video game company

Usage examples of sensible.

Laud and his associates, by reviving a few primitive institutions of this nature, corrected the error of the first reformers, and presented to the affrightened and astonished mind some sensible, exterior observances, which might occupy it during its religious exercises, and abate the violence of its disappointed efforts.

Even with this anguish for his mother tightening about him, he was sensible of the wonder of living this evening.

A first principle is that the knowing of sensible objects is an act of the soul, or of the living conjoint, becoming aware of the quality of certain corporeal entities, and appropriating the ideas present in them.

The only sensible quality of the Speedwell is the powerful astringency of its leaves, and this property serves to protect it from herbivorous foes.

Gamesmen of Barish while she asked sensible, penetrating questions in a manner which reminded me much of Himaggery on his better days.

A sensible man, my dear Christine, when he has been rightly brought up, never ventures upon such a question, because he is not only certain to displease, but also sure that he will never know the truth, for if the truth is likely to injure a woman in the opinion of her husband, she would be very foolish, indeed, to confess it.

On the other hand, if the animal is sensible to pain, the stimulation of sensory nerves, or any sharp or sudden pang, TEND TO CAUSE A RISE IN THE PRESSURE OF THE BLOOD, unless the creature has become exhausted by the experimentation to which it has been subjected.

He was not so sensible another time when he expressed a wish to have been Raphael.

Charles, sensible that an extorted consent, attended with such invidious circumstances, would rather be prejudicial to his measures, had wholly laid aside the use of assemblies, and was resolved, in conjunction with the bishops, to govern the church by an authority to which he thought himself fully entitled, and which he believed inherent in the crown.

His homily led off with such fulsome praise of Monsieur, that, from that day forward, he lost all his credit, and sensible people thereafter only looked upon him as a vile sycophant, a mere dealer in flattery and fairy-tales.

During two days the king rejected his application: but sensible, either that this affair might be attended with dangerous consequences, or that in his impatience he had groundlessly accused the primate of malversation in his office, which seems really to have been the case, he at last permitted him to take his seat, and was reconciled to him.

In this form, as in the Acepan, the response was predominantly flight, the Ket species having matured into a sensible preference to avoid danger whenever possible.

Besides, he is far too intelligent and sensible a man to have a midlife crisis.

The third species of quality contains only sensible passions or sensible qualities.

Cruel indeed would it be if such a work as this history, which hath employed some thousands of hours in the composing, should be liable to be condemned, because some particular chapter, or perhaps chapters, may be obnoxious to very just and sensible objections.