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Definition of Sensible

Sensible

  1. 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; ////// heat; sensible resistance.
  2. Having the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects; capable of perceiving by the instrumentality of the proper organs; liable to be affected physsically or mentally; impressible.
  3. Hence: Liable to impression from without; easily affected; having nice perception or acute feeling; sensitive; also, readily moved or affected by natural agents; delicate; as, a sensible thermometer.
  4. Perceiving or having perception, either by the senses or the mind; cognizant; perceiving so clearly as to be convinced; satisfied; persuaded.
  5. Having moral perception; capable of being affected by moral good or evil.
  6. Possessing or containing sense or reason; giftedwith, or characterized by, good or common sense; intelligent; wise.
  7. Sensation; sensibility.
  8. That which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible.
  9. That which has sensibility; a sensitive being.

Sensible Quotations

The easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food. Just a really sensible healthy diet like you read about all the time.
Drew Carey

False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared.
Charles de Montesquieu

Anybody who has something sensible or worthwhile to say should be able to say it calmly and soberly, relying on the words themselves to convey his meaning, without resorting to yelling.
Richard Dawkins

I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.
Paul Cezanne

In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
Georges Clemenceau
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Sensible Translations

sensible in Danish is fornuftig
sensible in Dutch is verstandig
sensible in French is prudent, sage
sensible in Italian is ragionevole, ragionevole
sensible in Spanish is prudencial
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