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  • Sensibly — Sen si*bly, adv. 1. In a sensible manner; so as to be perceptible to the senses or to the mind; appreciably; with perception; susceptibly; sensitively. [1913 Webster] What remains past cure, Bear not too sensibly. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. With… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sensibly — early 15c., in a manner perceived to the senses, from SENSIBLE (Cf. sensible) (q.v.). Meaning with good sense is attested from 1755 …   Etymology dictionary

  • sensibly — sen|si|bly [ sensəbli ] adverb in a sensible way: You must try to eat sensibly while you re away. sensibly dressed children …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sensibly — adv. Sensibly is used with these verbs: ↑act, ↑budget, ↑decide, ↑drink, ↑eat, ↑price, ↑talk …   Collocations dictionary

  • sensibly — UK [ˈsensəblɪ] / US adverb in a sensible way You must try to eat sensibly while you re away …   English dictionary

  • sensibly — sensible ► ADJECTIVE 1) wise and prudent; having or showing common sense. 2) practical and functional rather than decorative. 3) (sensible of/to) formal or dated aware of: I am very sensible to your concerns. DERIVATIVES sensibleness noun… …   English terms dictionary

  • sensibly — adverb with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner (Freq. 1) he acted sensibly in the crisis speak more sanely about these affairs acted quite reasonably • Syn: ↑sanely, ↑reasonably • Ant: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sensibly — See sensibleness. * * * …   Universalium

  • sensibly — adverb /ˈsɛnsəbli/ In a sensible manner …   Wiktionary

  • sensibly — adv. reasonably, wisely, judiciously; perceptibly, appreciably …   English contemporary dictionary

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