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
English Synonyms and Antonyms
One is aware of that which exists without him; he is conscious of the inner workings of his own mind. Sensible may be used in the exact sense of conscious, or it may partake of both the senses mentioned above. One may be sensible of his own or another's error; he is conscious only of his own. A person may feel assured or sure of something false or non-existent; what he is aware of, still more what he is conscious of, must be fact. Sensible has often a reference to the emotions where conscious might apply only to the intellect; to say a culprit is sensible of his degradation is more forcible than to say he is conscious of it.
On the stormy sea, man is conscious of the limitation of human power.
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How to use sensible in a sentence?
Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.
No sensible man watches his feet hit the ground. He looks ahead to see what kind of ground they'll hit next.
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.
The restructuring story has played out very well under the experienced leadership of Mark Wilson. The plan seems to be to do it all again via a merger. Given there is little growth out there this seems a sensible strategy to me.
But we believe that banks, as well as the new virtual banks, will be sensible in pricing and discipline on financial management.
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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