sensible


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.
04. I know we don't agree, but let's both be [sensible], and just talk about this.
05. Kara is a [sensible] girl; she'll know what to do.
06. The [sensible] thing to do if someone tries to start a fight is to just walk away.
07. You need to buy yourself some [sensible] footwear if you're going to be walking around England all summer.
08. Ninon de Lenclos once remarked that a [sensible] woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover.
09. She wants to be an actress, but her parents want her to study something that they consider to be [sensible], like medicine or law.
10. I hope that if the boys are drinking, they are [sensible] enough to take a taxi home.
11. If you eat and drink [sensibly], and get regular exercise, you will feel much better.
12. If you're feeling sick, the [sensible] thing to do is to take it easy, and go to bed early.
13. [Sensible] eating does not include candy and cakes.
14. Francois LaRochefoucauld once said that we think very few people [sensible], except those who are of our opinion.

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  • sensible — [ sɑ̃sibl ] adj. • XIIIe; lat. sensibilis « qui peut être senti »; « qui peut sentir », en lat. médiéval I ♦ Sens actif 1 ♦ Capable de sensation et de perception. Les êtres sensibles. « Avoir l ouïe sensible, fine et juste » (Rousseau). « si le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sensible — Sensible. adj. v. de tout genre. Qui a du sentiment. Les pierres ne sont pas sensibles. l oeil est une partie fort sensible. les parties nerveuses sont les plus sensibles. il ne faut pas appuyer les esperons à ce cheval. il est trop sensible, il… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Sensible — Sen si*ble, a. [F., fr. L. sensibilis, fr. sensus sense.] 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sensible — adjetivo 1. Que tiene sensibilidad, puede percibir sensaciones o siente con mayor o menor intensidad una sensación externa: Las plantas son seres sensibles. Unas personas son más sensibles que otras al dolor físico. Soy mucho más sensible a l… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • sensible — sensible, sensitive 1. The primary meaning of sensible is ‘having (common) sense’, i.e. the opposite of foolish, and of sensitive ‘easily offended or emotionally hurt’. In these uses they hardly get in each other s way. Where they overlap is in… …   Modern English usage

  • sensible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) wise and prudent; having or showing common sense. 2) practical and functional rather than decorative. 3) (sensible of/to) formal or dated aware of: I am very sensible to your concerns. DERIVATIVES sensibleness noun sensibly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Sensible — Sen si*ble, n. 1. Sensation; sensibility. [R.] Our temper changed . . . which must needs remove the sensible of pain. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible. [1913 Webster] Aristotle distinguished …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sensible — (Del lat. sensibĭlis). 1. adj. Que siente, física y moralmente. 2. Que puede ser conocido por medio de los sentidos. 3. Perceptible, manifiesto, patente al entendimiento. 4. Que causa o mueve sentimientos de pena o de dolor. 5. Dicho de una… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • sensible — [sen′sə bəl] adj. [ME < MFr < L sensibilis < sensus, pp. of sentire, to feel, SENSE] 1. that can cause physical sensation; perceptible to the senses 2. perceptible to the intellect 3. easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking;… …   English World dictionary

  • sensible — 1. capacidad para percibir o transmitir una sensación o estímulo. 2. se dice de los microorganismos que se ven afectados por bajas concentraciones de fármacos antimicrobianos. 3. anormalmente susceptible a una sustancia, como a un fármaco o a una …   Diccionario médico

  • sensible — I adjective advisable, apprised, astute, conscious, cool headed, discerning, discreet, discriminating, enlightened, farsighted, informed, intelligent, judicious, justifiable, knowing, knowledgeable, levelheaded, logical, observant, palpable,… …   Law dictionary