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sen·si·ble / ˈsensəbəl/ • adj. 1. (of a statement or course of action) chosen in accordance with wisdom or prudence; likely to be of benefit: I cannot believe that it is sensible to spend so much | a sensible diet. ∎  (of a person) possessing or displaying prudence: he was a sensible and capable boy. ∎  (of an object) practical and functional rather than decorative: Mom always made me have sensible shoes. 2. archaic readily perceived; appreciable: it will effect a sensible reduction in these figures. ∎  (sensible of/to) able to notice or appreciate; not unaware of: we are sensible of the difficulties he faces. DERIVATIVES: sen·si·ble·ness n. sen·si·bly / -blē/ adv.

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sensible (sen-sibŭl) adj.
1. perceptible to the senses.

2. capable of sensibility.