[ UK /sˈɛnsəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛnsəbəɫ/ ]
  1. able to feel or perceive
    even amoeba are sensible creatures
    the more sensible parts of the skin
  2. aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed
    sensible that a good deal more is still to be done
    made sensible of his mistakes
    I am sensible that the mention of such a circumstance may appear trifling
  3. readily perceived by the senses
    a sensible odor
    the sensible universe
  4. showing reason or sound judgment
    a sensible choice
    a sensible person
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How To Use sensible In A Sentence

  • They then proposed a sensible remedy to the problem.
  • The final question addressed was the need to institute a sensible programme for tourism.
  • No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself. Alfred Tennyson 
  • No matter how anodyne, fatuous, sensible or irrelevant. Times, Sunday Times
  • Things which experience gradual withdrawings and emptyings of their nature, and great and sudden replenishments, fail to perceive the emptying, but are sensible of the replenishment; and so they occasion no pain, but the greatest pleasure, to the mortal part of the soul, as is manifest in the case of perfumes. Timaeus
  • They've turned sensible, if you take my meaning.
  • He scratched imprecisely with his right hand, though insensible of prurition, various points and surfaces of his partly exposed, wholly abluted skin. Ulysses
  • It could be cold and wet so pack some sensible clothes.
  • I strongly urge him to do so, if he can reach a sensible and reasonable compromise.
  • These include some very sensible measures such as to shower rather than bathe and to use buckets rather than hosepipes when washing cars.
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