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Wiktionary

  1. common sensenoun

    Ordinary sensible understanding; one's basic intelligence which allows for plain understanding and without which good decisions or judgments cannot be made.

    Synonyms:
    good sense, native wit, mother wit

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. common sense

    Synonyms:
    acuteness, astuteness, brilliancy, capacity, intelligence, sagacity, sense, soundness, wisdom

    Antonyms:
    fatuity, folly, foolishness, idiocy, imbecility, incapacity, senselessness, stupidity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother witnoun

    sound practical judgment

    "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"

    Synonyms:
    gumption, sensation, sentience, grit, sentiency, good sense, backbone, guts, sand, moxie, sense, horse sense, signified, sensory faculty, mother wit

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  1. Josh Billings:

    Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.

  2. Rob Bonta:

    Today’s decision is fundamentally flawed, and we will be appealing it. There is no sound basis in law, fact or common sense for equating assault rifles with Swiss Army knives – especially on Gun Violence Awareness Day and after the recent shootings in our own California communities, we need to take action to end gun violence now. We will fight this ruling and continue to advocate for and defend common sense gun laws that will save lives.

  3. Lord Chesterfield:

    [Common sense] is the best sense I know of.

  4. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov:

    The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.

  5. Matt Bevin:

    We now have a single form that accommodates all concerns. Everyone benefits from this common sense legislation, there is no additional cost or work required by our county clerks. They are now able to fully follow the law without being forced to compromise their religious liberty.

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