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sensible

 [sen´sĭ-bl]
perceptible to the senses; capable of sensation.

sen·si·ble

(sen'si-bĕl),
1. Perceptible to the senses.
2. Capable of sensation.
3. Synonym(s): sensitive
4. Having reason or judgment; intelligent.
[L. sensibilis, fr. sentio, to feel, perceive]

sensible

/sen·si·ble/ (sen´sĭ-b'l)
1. capable of sensation.
2. perceptible to the senses.

sensible

(sĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Perceptible by the senses or by the mind.
2. Having the faculty of sensation; able to feel or perceive.
3. Having a perception of something; cognizant.

sensible

[sen′sibəl]
1 capable of sensation.
2 possessing reason or judgment.
3 capable of being perceived.

sen·si·ble

(sen'si-bĕl)
1. Perceptible to the senses.
2. Capable of sensation.
3. Synonym(s): sensitive.
4. Having reason or judgment; intelligent.
[L. sensibilis, fr. sentio, to feel, perceive]

sensible

perceptible to the senses; capable of sensation.
References in classic literature ?
There could be no doubt of his being a sensible man.
That is the sort of a husband a sensible woman likes; not one of your scientific or literary nuisances, who go upsetting the whole house and putting everybody out with their foolishness.
As to any attentions on his side, I do declare, upon my honour, I never was sensible of them for a moment -- except just his asking me to dance the first day of his coming.
I'm going on and you're going with me, Cole, like a sensible chap
And I love her, because her character is sensible and very good.
I do mean it, and I'm sure my sensible aunt will consent when she understands that these well I'll call them by an Indian name, and say pajamas are for underwear, and Rose can have as pretty frocks as she likes outside.
Benjamin, when I put the question to him, acknowledged that I had made a sensible choice on this occasion, and at once exerted himself to help me.
But I'd rather look ridiculous when everybody else does than plain and sensible all by myself," persisted Anne mournfully.
Did one ever hear such sensible things out of the mouth of a wise man?
Rather to my surprise, Miss Fairlie appeared to be sensible of his attentions without being moved by them.
Deeply sensible of the affection and confidence that have grown up between us, I add to this Preface, as I added to that, May we meet again!
She was a sensible woman and so she could not help looking upon me as a dissolute profligate incapable of real love.