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  Words related to sense

Related / Similar Words: common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, mother wit, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty, signified, feel

 

Definition:
  • sound practical judgment; "I can''t see the sense in doing it now"; "he hasn''t got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away";
  • the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing";
  • a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self";
  • a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing";
  • the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified";
  • comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter";
  • become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility";
  • perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car";
  • detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization";

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    Hyponyms: logic, nous, road sense, modality, sense modality, sensory system, sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility, sense of direction, sense of responsibility, word meaning, word sense, acceptation

     

    Grouped Verbs: feel

     

    Derivational Morphology: feel, sensitize, sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise, common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, mother wit, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty, sense experience, sense impression, sense datum, detector, sensor, sensing element, sensing, perception, tactile property, feeling

     

    Anagrams: Essen

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: sensació and significat   Chinese: 意義 and 感覺  
    Danish: fornemmelse   Dutch: betekenis and gevoel  
    Finnish: merkitys and tunto   French: sens  
    German: Gefühl and Sinn   Hebrew: מובן and תחושה  
    Hungarian: értelem and érzés   Italian: senso  
    Japanese: 意味 and 感覚   Korean: 감각  
    Portuguese: senso and sentido   Russian: смысл and чувство  
    Slovene: občutek and pomen   Spanish: sensación and significado  
    Swedish: betydelse and sinne   Telugu: స్పృహ  
     
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