Meaning of SENSIBLE in English
— 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, magnitude, etc.; considerable; appreciable: a sensible reduction in price.
4. capable of being perceived by the senses; material: the sensible universe.
5. capable of feeling or perceiving, as organs or parts of the body.
6. perceptible to the mind.
7. conscious: The patient was speechless but still sensible.
8. Archaic. sensitive.
[ 1325-75; ME sensibilis, equiv. to sens ( us ) SENSE + -ibilis -IBLE ]
Syn. 1. intelligent, sagacious, rational, reasonable. See practical. 2. conscious, understanding, observant. 4. perceptible, discernible, palpable.
Ant. 1. stupid.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012