having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment:
a sensible young woman.
cognizant; keenly aware (usually followed by of):
sensible of his fault.
significant in quantity, magnitude, etc.; considerable; appreciable:
a sensible reduction in price.
capable of being perceived by the senses; material:
the sensible universe.
capable of feeling or perceiving, as organs or parts of the body.
perceptible to the mind.
The patient was speechless but still sensible.
having or showing good sense or judgment: a sensible decision
(of clothing) serviceable; practical: sensible shoes
having the capacity for sensation; sensitive
capable of being apprehended by the senses
perceptible to the mind
(sometimes foll by of) having perception; aware: sensible of your kindness
readily perceived; considerable: a sensible difference
Also called sensible note a less common term for leading note
sensible sen·si·ble (sěn’sə-bəl)
Perceptible by the senses or by the mind.
Having the faculty of sensation; able to feel or perceive.
Having a perception of something; cognizant.
noun, plural sensilla [sen-sil-uh] /sɛnˈsɪl ə/ (Show IPA) 1. Zoology. a simple sense organ usually consisting of one or a few cells at the peripheral end of a sensory nerve fiber. noun (pl) -la (-lə) 1. a sense organ in insects, typically consisting of a receptor organ in the integument connected to sensory neurons
noun 1. any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready. 2. these faculties collectively. 3. their operation or function; sensation. 4. a feeling or perception produced through the […]
adjective 1. endowed with sensation; having perception through the senses. 2. readily or excessively affected by external agencies or influences. 3. having acute mental or emotional sensibility; aware of and responsive to the feelings of others. 4. easily pained, annoyed, etc. 5. pertaining to or connected with the senses or sensation. 6. Physiology. having a […]
noun 1. a common, widely distributed fern, Onoclea sensibilis, having large, triangular leaves and beadlike spikes that contain the spores.