Sensibleness Sen"si*ble*ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being sensible; sensibility; appreciation; capacity of perception; susceptibility. ``The sensibleness of the eye.'' --Sharp. ``Sensibleness and sorrow for sin.'' --Hammond. [1913 Webster]

The sensibleness of the divine presence. --Hallywell. [1913 Webster]

2. Intelligence; reasonableness; good sense. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sensible — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin sensibilis, from sensus, past participle of sentire to feel Date: 14th century 1. of a kind to be felt or perceived: as a. perceptible to the senses or to reason or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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