Synonyms for sensible

Synonyms for (adjective) sensible

Synonyms: sensible

Definition: aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed

Usage: 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

Similar words: cognisant, cognizant, aware

Definition: (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception

Usage: was aware of his opponent's hostility; became aware of her surroundings; aware that he had exceeded the speed limit


Synonyms: sensible

Definition: readily perceived by the senses

Usage: the sensible universe; a sensible odor

Similar words: perceptible

Definition: capable of being perceived by the mind or senses

Usage: a perceptible limp; easily perceptible sounds; perceptible changes in behavior


Synonyms: sensible, reasonable

Definition: showing reason or sound judgment

Usage: a sensible choice; a sensible person

Similar words: commonsense, commonsensible, commonsensical

Definition: exhibiting native good judgment

Usage: arrive home at a reasonable hour; commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius; unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated


Similar words: healthy, intelligent, sound, level-headed, levelheaded

Definition: exercising or showing good judgment

Usage: healthy scepticism; a healthy fear of rattlesnakes; the healthy attitude of French laws; healthy relations between labor and management; an intelligent solution; a sound approach to the problem; sound advice; no sound explanation for his decision


Similar words: well-founded, tenable

Definition: based on sound reasoning or evidence

Usage: well-founded suspicions