Definitions of sensible

  1. Sensation; sensibility.
  2. That which impresses itself on the sense; anything perceptible.
  3. That which has sensibility; a sensitive being.
  5. Sensibly.
  6. aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed; " made sensible of his mistakes"; " I am sensible that the mention of such a circumstance may appear trifling"- Henry Hallam; " sensible that a good deal more is still to be done"- Edmund Burke
  7. readily perceived by the senses; " the sensible universe"; " a sensible odor"
  8. Hence: Liable to impression from without; easily affected; having nice perception or acute feeling; sensitive; also, readily moved or affected by natural agents; delicate; as, a sensible thermometer.
  9. Perceiving or having perception, either by the senses or the mind; cognizant; perceiving so clearly as to be convinced; satisfied; persuaded.
  10. Having moral perception; capable of being affected by moral good or evil.
  11. Possessing or containing sense or reason; giftedwith, or characterized by, good or common sense; intelligent; wise.
  12. 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; heat; sensible resistance.
  13. Capable of being seen or felt by the senses; as, sensible heat; capable of receiving impressions from external objects; as, the ear is sensible of sound; having some particular feeling; aware; as, sensible of being tired; marked by good judgment; reasonable.
  14. Capable of being perceived by the senses or by the mind: capable of being affected: easily affected: delicate: intelligent: judicious: cognizant: aware.
  15. That can be perceived; conscious; intelligent.
  16. Having good sense; intelligent.
  17. Having sensation; sensitive.
  18. Perceptible by the senses or by the mind; having sense or perception; having moral perception; easily affected; intelligent; discerning; containing good sense or sound reason.
  19. Capable of being perceived by the senses, or by the mind; perceiving by the mind or senses; liable to be easily and strongly affected; moved or affected by a very small weight, impulse, or change; perceiving so clearly as to be convinced; intelligent; judicious.