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Definition of Sense

Sense

  1. A faculty, possessed by animals, of perceiving external objects by means of impressions made upon certain organs (sensory or sense organs) of the body, or of perceiving changes in the condition of the body; as, the senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. See Muscular sense, under Muscular, and Temperature sense, under Temperature.
  2. Perception by the sensory organs of the body; sensation; sensibility; feeling.
  3. Perception through the intellect; apprehension; recognition; understanding; discernment; appreciation.
  4. Sound perception and reasoning; correct judgment; good mental capacity; understanding; also, that which is sound, true, or reasonable; rational meaning.
  5. That which is felt or is held as a sentiment, view, or opinion; judgment; notion; opinion.
  6. Meaning; import; signification; as, the true sense of words or phrases; the sense of a remark.
  7. Moral perception or appreciation.
  8. One of two opposite directions in which a line, surface, or volume, may be supposed to be described by the motion of a point, line, or surface.
  9. To perceive by the senses; to recognize.

Sense Quotations

Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future. - Steve Jobs
Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.
Steve Jobs

Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that's beautiful.
Rashida Jones

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Stephen Hawking

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
George S. Patton

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. - Alan Watts
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
Alan Watts
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Sense Translations

sense in Afrikaans is voel
sense in Danish is sans
sense in Dutch is zin, betekenis
sense in Finnish is tuntea, merkitys
sense in French is sens, ressentir, signification
sense in Italian is levatura, accezione
sense in Latin is sensus, voluntas
sense in Portuguese is sentido
sense in Spanish is sentir, significacion, sentido, mente
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