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  • 21 sensible — 01. It s not [sensible] to walk alone late at night in that part of town. 02. The [sensible] thing to do when you re feeling sick like this is to go to bed. 03. After having a mild heart attack, her dad [sensibly] decided to change his lifestyle …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 22 sensible — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin sensibilis, from sensus, past participle of sentire to feel Date: 14th century 1. of a kind to be felt or perceived: as a. perceptible to the senses or to reason or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 23 sensible — [[t]se̱nsɪb(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf Sensible actions or decisions are good because they are based on reasons rather than emotions. It might be sensible to get a solicitor... The sensible thing is to leave them alone …

    English dictionary

  • 24 sensible — sen|si|ble W3S3 [ˈsensıbəl] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin sensibilis, from sensus; SENSE1] 1.) reasonable, practical, and showing good judgment ▪ She seems very sensible. ▪ sensible advice ▪ It s sensible to keep a note of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25 sensible */*/ — UK [ˈsensəb(ə)l] / US adjective Metaphor: A sensible person is like someone who is physically well balanced and controlled, who stands up straight or still. A person who cannot control their emotions is like someone who falls over or cannot stand …

    English dictionary

  • 26 sensible — adj. reasonable 1) sensible to + inf. (it was sensible of her to postpone the trip) aware (formal) (BE) 2) sensible of (they were sensible of the danger that they faced) * * * [ sensəb(ə)l] [ reasonable ] sensible to + inf. (it was sensible of… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 27 sensible — sen|si|ble [ sensəbl ] adjective * 1. ) reasonable and practical: This seems to be a sensible way of dealing with the problem. I don t see how any sensible person could agree with him. It would be sensible to consult everybody first. a ) sensible …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 28 sensible — / sensifibFl/ adjective 1 especially BrE reasonable, practical, and able to judge things well: I think that s a very sensible suggestion. | Surely it would be sensible to get a second opinion. | Come now, be sensible. 2 sensible clothes/shoes… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 sensible — adjective isn t this the sensible thing to do? a sensible young man Syn: practical, realistic, responsible, reasonable, commonsensical, rational, logical, sound, balanced, grounded, sober, no nonsense, pragmatic, levelheaded, thoughtful, dow …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 30 sensible — {{#}}{{LM S35433}}{{〓}} {{SynS36302}} {{[}}sensible{{]}} ‹sen·si·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Que tiene capacidad de sentir: • Se abriga mucho porque es muy sensible al frío.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} {{♂}}Referido a una persona,{{♀}} que se… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 31 sensible — adj. 1 having or showing wisdom or common sense; reasonable, judicious (a sensible person; a sensible compromise). 2 a perceptible by the senses (sensible phenomena). b great enough to be perceived; appreciable (a sensible difference). 3 (of… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 32 Sensible — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Sensible », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Sensible Sensible, en musique : septième …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 33 sensible — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, seem, sound ▪ This approach seems very sensible to me. ▪ become ADVERB ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 34 sensible — adj m y f I. 1 Que es capaz de percibir o experimentar sensaciones, o de responder a fenómenos de poca intensidad: órganos sensibles, aparatos sensibles, organismos sensibles a determinadas sustancias 2 Que se puede percibir por medio de los… …

    Español en México

  • 35 sensible — /ˈsɛnsəbəl / (say sensuhbuhl) adjective 1. having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgement. 2. (of clothes, etc.) practical at the expense of fashionability: sensible shoes. 3. appreciable; considerable: a sensible reduction. 4. capable… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 36 sensible — sensibleness, n. sensibly, adv. /sen seuh beuhl/, adj. 1. having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment: a sensible young woman. 2. cognizant; keenly aware (usually fol. by of): sensible of his fault. 3. significant in quantity,… …

    Universalium

  • 37 sensible — sen•si•ble [[t]ˈsɛn sə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment: a sensible young woman[/ex] 2) cognizant; aware: sensible of his fault[/ex] 3) capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind: the sensible… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 38 sensible — (adj) (Básico) que es capaz de percibir estímulos físicos u otro tipo de información del mundo exterior Ejemplos: Elena es muy sensible, siempre llora viendo películas románticas. Los perros tienen el olfato muy sensible. Colocaciones: punto… …

    Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • 39 sensible — adjective /ˈsensəbl/ a) Perceptible by the senses. It has been vouchsafed, for example, to very few Christian believers to have had a sensible vision of their Saviour. b) Easily perceived; appreciable. They ask questions of someone who thinks hes …

    Wiktionary

  • 40 sensible — 1. Perceptible to the senses. 2. Capable of sensation. 3. SYN: sensitive. 4. Having reason or judgment; intelligent. [L. sensibilis, fr. sentio, to feel, perceive] * * * sen·si·ble sen(t) sə bəl adj 1) perceptible to the senses or to reason or… …

    Medical dictionary


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