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- They ask questions of someone who thinks he's got something sensible to say on some matter when actually he hasn't.
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- They would walk, on fair evenings, around the village, and discuss the theory of crop rotation, and the weather, and other such sensible matters.
1751, John Arbuthnot, ''An Essay Concerning the Effects of Air on Human Bodies'' (page 1)
- Air is sensible to the Touch by its Motion, and by its Resistance to Bodies moved in it.
1778, William Lewis, ''The New Dispensatory'' (page 91)
- The sensible qualities of ''argentina'' promise no great virtue of this kind; for to the taste it discovers only a slight roughishness, from whence it may be presumed to be entitled to a place only among the milder corroborants.
1902, William James, ''The Varieties of Religious Experience'', Folio Society 2008, page 45:
- It has been vouchsafed, for example, to very few Christian believers to have had a sensible vision of their Saviour.
(RQ:Adam Smith Wealth of Nations)
- The discovery of the mines of America (..) does not seem to have had any very sensible effect upon the prices of things in England.
Liable to external impression; easily affected; sensitive.
''a sensible thermometer''
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
Of or pertaining to the senses; sensory.
(RQ:Locke Human Understandin), ''Book II, Chapter I''
- He cannot think at any time, waking or sleeping, without being sensible of it.
1810, Thomas Green, ''Extracts from the diary of a lover of literature''
- we are now sensible that it would have been absurd
(RQ:Cleland Fanny Hill)
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost) which must needs remove the sensible of pain.
That which impresses itself on the senses; anything perceptible.
1857, William Fleming, ''Vocabulary of Philosophy''yy
- Aristotle distinguished sensibles into common and proper.
- This melancholy extends itself not to men only, but even to vegetals and sensibles.
(de-adj form of)