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sen·si·ble  (sns-bl)
adj.
1. Perceptible by the senses or by the mind.
2. Readily perceived; appreciable.
3. Having the faculty of sensation; able to feel or perceive.
4. Having a perception of something; cognizant: I am sensible that a good deal more is still to be done (Edmund Burke). See Synonyms at aware.
5. Acting with or exhibiting good sense: a sensible person; a sensible choice.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin snsibilis, from snsus, sense; see sense.]

sensi·ble·ness n.
sensi·bly adv.


sensible  /snsbl/  adj. acting wisely: You were sensible to wear boots in the mud.

Thesaurus: sensible reasonable, sound | practical, rational. Ants. silly, foolish. sensible

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