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sense [ sens] n.感官;感觉;见识

come to one's senses 恢复理性;醒悟过来

in a sense 从某种意义上说

make sense 讲得通,言之有理

in a sense 从某种意义上说

make sense 讲得通,有意义,言之有理

in a sense
从某种意义上说

make sense
讲得通,有意义,言之有理

sense [sens] n.&v 感觉,意识, 认识

sense [sens] 检测

经济头脑 commercially minded people; people with business sense

四有新人 "new generation of people with lofty ideals, moral integrity, good education and a strong sense of discipline"

有理想、有道德、有文化、有纪律 "with lofty ideals, integrety, knowledge and a strong sense of discipline"

Sensing Faucet 自感式水龙头

you look great today.(你今天看上去很棒。)【每天都可以用!】
you did a good job. (你干得非常好。)【国际最通用的表扬!】
we're so proud of you.(我们十分为你骄傲。)【最高级的表扬!】
i'm very pleased with your work.(我对你的工作非常满意。)【正式、真诚的赞扬!】
this is really a nice place.(这真是个好地方!)【随口就说、但效果很好的表扬!】
you're looking sharp!(你看上去真精神/真棒/真漂亮。)【与众不同的表扬!】
you always know the right thing to say. = you're very eloquent.(你总是说话得体。)【高层次的表扬!】
nice going! = you did a good job.(干得好!)【极其地道的表扬!】
the food is delicious.(好吃!)【最普通、但非常重要的表扬!】
everything tastes great.(每样东西都很美味!)
your son/daughter is so cute.(你的孩子很可爱。)【外国人绝对喜欢听的表扬!】
what an adorable baby!(多么可爱的孩子。)【只管大胆用!】
i admire your work. = i respect your work.(我对你的工作表示敬意。)【世界通用!】
you've got a great personality.(你的个性很好。)【一个非常安全的表扬!】
you have a good sense of humor.(你真幽默。)【美国人极其喜欢的表扬!】
your chinese is really surprising.(你的中文令人惊讶。)【绝对和其他人不一样的表扬!】
your english is incredible.(我真不敢相信你的英语。)【用了六星级形容词!】
you have a very successful business.(你的事业很成功。)【现代人非常喜欢听!】
you're very professional.(你非常专业。)【专业化的表扬!】
your company is very impressive.(你的公司给我留下深刻印象。)
you're so smart.(你非常聪明。)
i envy you very much.(我非常羡慕你。)
your wife is very charming.(你的妻子很有魅力!)
you two make a lovely couple.(你们真是天生的一对!)
you're really talented.(你很有天赋。)
you look nice in that color.(你穿那种颜色很好看。)
you have a good taste.(你很有品位。)
you look like a million dollars. = you look outstanding.=you look like a movie star.(你看上去帅呆了。)

doesn't make sense 不合逻辑

sixth sense 第六感

talk sense 讲得合情合理

成为有理想,有道德,有文化,守纪律的劳动者
to become working people with lofty ideals, moral integrity, education and a sense of discipline

in a sense 从某种意义上说

sense of belonging 归属感

摄影测量与遥感 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

亚洲遥感协会 Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS)

I always believe my sixth sense
我总相信我的直觉。

传感器原理 Principle of Sensing Device

That makes sense.
那可以理解。

That doesn't make sense.
那是胡说

My ideal of a picture is that every part of it should oblige the looker-on who has any real sense for a whole to see the rest.
我理想中的画是这样的:它的每个部分都会促使具有任何真正整体感的观者去看其余的部分。

That story has too many gaps in it to make sense.
这个故事脱节的地方太多,意思不完整。

Riders need a good sense of balance.
骑马的人需要有良好的平衡感。

Snap judgments, if they are taken seriously, have usually been considered a lack of common sense.
快速判断,要是认真对待的话,通常被看成是缺乏判断力的表现。

Good sense will always win the day in the end.
有理智的人最后总是赢家。

They seemed to have absolutely no sense of moral principles.
他们似乎完全没有道德原则。

Sometimes we guess the meanings of unknown words or expressions in a reading passage through common sense.
有时我们通过常识来猜阅读文章中的生词或词组的意义。

He felt a sense of rage about what the press reported.
对于报界的报道,他很震怒。

Dogs have an acute sense of smell.
狗有灵敏的嗅觉。

A sense of humor is a great quality for a person.
幽默感是一个人的宝贵素质。

A dog’s good sense of smell compensates for its poor eyesight.
狗的敏感嗅觉弥补了视力差的不足。

It doesn't make sense. 这没有意义(不合常理)。

He has a sense of humor. 他有幽默感。

We are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we refuse to accept it; and, to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take care of their education, teach them in all we know , and make men of them.
当然,对于你们的盛情我们没有被逼迫的感觉,尽管我们拒绝接受。而且,为了表示我们的感谢,如果维吉利亚洲的绅士们愿意派来一些他们的子弟的话,我们会尽全力教育他们,并把他们培养成为真正的男人。

The instinctive sense of the dishonor which money-purchase does to art is so strong that sometimes a man of letters who can pay his way otherwise refuses pay for his work, as Lord Byron did, for a while, from a noble pride, and as Count Tolstoy has tried to do, from a noble conscience.
金钱购买给艺术的本能耻辱感如此强烈,以致可有时文人可以获得报酬却拒绝为其作品给予的报酬,Lord Byron有时因为尊贵的自豪而这么做,而Count Tolstoy则出于贵族的良知而尽力这么做。

They lulled me into a false sense of security.
他们哄骗我,让我产生了一种虚假的安全感。

You should have had enough sense to turn off the electricity supply before disconnecting the wires.
你本来应该有足够的常识,在拆开电线之前先把电源切断。

I'm afraid I haven't got a very good sense of directions, so I easily get lost.
恐怕我的方位感很差,因此我容易迷路。

I lost my sense of taste.
我丧失了味觉。

The horse sensed danger and stopped.
马感觉到了危险,于是停了下来。

He had no sense of shame and never felt guilty.
他毫无羞耻之心,而且从不觉得内疚。

These dogs have a marvelous sense of smell.
这些狗有非常敏锐的嗅觉。

The blind have a keen sense of touch.
盲人有敏锐的触觉。

他有丰富的常识。
He has a lot of common sense.

他是守信用的人。
He's faithful. *faithful“对人、对工作忠诚,守信用的”。
He has a strong sense of duty.

他一点儿责任心都没有。
He has no sense of responsibility.
He's so irresponsible.

我明白你的意思。
I see your point.
I think we need to expand. (我认为我们必须再扩展。)
I see your point. (我明白你的意思。)
I see what you mean.
I understand what you mean.
That makes sense.
I get the point.

言之有理。
Makes sense. *认为所听到的事情“有道理”、“可以理解”时。
He got fired because he was lazy. (他因为懒,才被解雇了。)
Makes sense. (说得有道理。)
That makes sense.
Makes sense to me.
You're making sense.
That doesn't make sense. (这也太奇怪了。)

我无法相信。
I can't buy that! *buy 除了“买”以外,还有“相信”、“承认”的意思。
I'm telling the truth. (我说的都是真的。)
I can't buy that! (我无法相信。)
That doesn't make sense. (那不合乎道理。)
That's ridiculous! (那太荒谬了。)
I refuse to believe that. (我不敢相信。)

在某种意义上,他是对的。
In a sense he's right.

那也太没道理了。
That makes no sense.
He got a promotion. (他升官了。)
That makes no sense. (那也太没道理了。)
That doesn't make sense.
Makes sense. (可以理解/合乎情理。)
That makes sense. (这事儿可以理解/合乎道理。)

果不其然。
That figures.
We have to work overtime again. (我们还得再加班。)
That figures. (果不其然。)
That makes sense.
No wonder. (不足为奇。)
That explains it.
That's why. (怪不得。)

不足为奇。/没什么奇怪的。
No wonder.
She's tired. (她累了。)
No wonder. (这不足为奇。)
That makes sense. *make sense “合乎道理”、“理所当然”。
It makes sense.
Ah, I get it. (啊,知道。)

Sense comes with age.
老马识途。

A handful of common sense is worth bushel of learning.
一点小常识常胜过很多有价值的学问。

I regard that man as lost, who has lost his sense of shame.
我认为,人丧失了廉耻就完了。

Men of courage, men of sense, and menof letters are frequent: but a true gentleman is what one seldom seen.
有勇气,有见识,有学问的人易遇,可是真正的君子难逢。

Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves.
注意你的理智,声调自会小心。

Infrared sensing device 红外扫描器

It doesn't make any sense!
毫无意义!

Remember how you can talk about your sense of anticipation about something in the future, e.g.: I’m looking forward to the Olympics; I’m looking forward to my holiday. You can add emphasis by adding so, e.g.: I’m so looking forward to . . .
记住怎样谈论你对将来发生的事情的期待。例如:I’m looking forward to the Olympics / 我期待着奥运会的召开; I’m looking forward to my holiday / 我期待着假期的到来。你可以加上so / 如此、这么来表示强调, 例如: I’m so looking forward to . . . /我热切地期待着. . .

You can also talk about your sense of excitement or anticipation by saying I can’t wait . . . e.g.: I can’t wait for the Olympics to start.
你还可以这样来谈论你期待或者激动的心情:I can’t wait . . . /我等不及? . . .例如:I can’t wait for the Olympics to start /我等不及奥运会的召开。

A I think the quality of driving is worst at rush hour.
A 我想高峰时刻的驾驶质量是很低的。
B Rush hour is really bad! I think it’s because everybody wants to get home from work.
B 高峰时刻太糟了!我想这是因为大家都要在下班后赶回家。
A Yes. Everyone seems so stressed and bad-tempered.
A 是的,似乎每个人压力都很大,脾气都很坏。
B You can really sense that everyone is in a bad mood in heavy traffic.
B 在交通拥挤的时候你能真切地感觉到大家的情绪都很糟糕。
A I know. I guess it’s because they’re in a hurry but not moving very fast.
A 我知道。我想这是因为他们都很着急,但是又都移动得非常缓慢。
B That’s when accidents happen.
B 事故就发生在这个时候。

Remember how you can talk about your sense of anticipation about something in the future, eg: I’m looking forward to the Olympics / I’m looking forward to the Olympics. eg: I’m looking forward to my holiday / I’m looking forward to my holiday.
记住如何谈论你对将来要发生的某事的期待心情。例如:I’m looking forward to the Olympics / 我期待着奥运会的召开。I’m looking forward to my holiday /我期待着假期的到来。

You can also talk about your sense of excitement or anticipation by saying I can’t wait . . . / I can’t wait . . . eg: I can’t wait for the Olympics to start / I can’t wait for the Olympics to start.
你也可以这样谈论你激动和期待的心情I can’t wait . . . / 我都等不及 . . . 例如: I can’t wait for the Olympics to start /我都等不及奥运会的召开了。

The human being longs for a sense of being accomplished, of being able to do things. with his hand, with his mind, with his will. Each of us wants to feel he of she has the ability to do something that is meaningful and that serves a tribute to our inherent abilities.
LeonardR. Saylis, British writer
人们渴求有一种成就感,渴望有能力用自己的手、用自己的脑、用自己的意志办事。我们每个人都希望自己
能够作出有意义、并能显示出自己天赋的事来。
英国作家塞尔斯。L.R.

Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations.
James Mackingtosh, British philosopher
格言是民族意识的结晶。
英国哲学家麦金托什.J.

In order that people may be happy in their work, these things are needed: they must be fit for it; they must not do much of it; and they must have a sense of success in it.
John Ruskin, British writer
为了使人们在工作的时感到快乐,必须做到以下三点;他们一定要胜任自己的工作,他们不可做得太多;他们必须对自己的工作有成就感。
英国作家罗斯金.J.

Republic trusts the states wholly to the intelligence and moral sense of the people.
Wendell Phillips. American leader against slavery  
一个共和国的命运完全取决于人民掌握知识的程度和道德感。
美国废奴运动领袖菲利普斯W  

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge are necessary, love is in a sense more fundamental, since it will lead intelligent people to seek knowledge, in order to find out how to benefit those they love. Delight without well-wishing may be cruel; well- wishing without delight easily tends to become cold and little superior.
Bertrand Russell British philosopher  
美好生活由爱来激励,受知识指导。.....尽管爱与知识都必要,但在某种意义上爱更重要。因为爱会引导聪明的人去寻求知识,看看怎样能使他们所爱的人得益。...没有善良的愿望的喜悦可能是残酷;没有喜悦的善良容易变得冷漠和傲视一切。
英国哲学罗素,B.

@@@ 理解, 弄清
catch on 1.理解, 领会
2.逐渐流行, 逐渐受欢迎
fathom out 理解, 弄清楚
figure out 算出; 理解; 想出
find out 弄清楚, 明白
get across 使观点被理解, 接受
make certain (把...)弄确实, 弄清楚
make sense out of sth. 弄懂或理解困难或看似无法理解的事物
put across 表达清楚; (使人)接受

@@@ 困难
at a loss 1.困惑, 茫然
2.赔; 亏本
be besieged by/with 被...所围困; 为...所困扰
carry off 成功地应付(困难)局面; 赢得
come through 熬过(困难、危险等)而活下来
come up against 碰到, 面临(困难、反对等)
easier said than done [谚]说起来容易做起来难
face up to 正视, 勇敢地面对(不愉快或难以接受的事情)
get (sb.) into hot water 使(某人)处于困境
get into trouble 陷入困境; 招致麻烦
go hard with 使某人为难或痛苦
help out 帮助, 帮忙(尤指摆脱困境或危难)
in trouble 处在不幸/苦恼/困境中
make sense out of sth. 弄懂或理解困难或看似无法理解的事物
rally (a)round 集结在一起(以应付困难, 帮助某人)
rare breed 凤毛麟角, 稀罕, 难得
run into 1.偶然碰见
2.撞上
3.遭遇(危险、困难等)
run up against 遇到(困难、问题、麻烦等)
smooth out 消除/解决(困难、障碍等)
sth. is tied up 某物被困住
That's easier said than done. 说来容易, 做起来难.
tide over (通过提供所需)帮助(某人)渡过(难关等)
too good to be true 太好以致于不现实, 令人难以置信
turn one's back on 1.(在困难时)不愿帮助; 不理睬, 避开
2.抛弃, 离弃

I like your sense of humor.
我喜欢你的幽默感。

It doesn't make any sense to get up so early.
那么早起来没有任何意义。

beat a dead horse白费口舌,白费力气
I've already made up my mind. There's no sense beating a dead horse.
我已经下了决心,不要再白费口舌了。

That makes sense.
那可以理解。

doesn't make sense 不合逻辑

make sense (out) of 弄懂

sixth sense 第六感

talk sense 讲得合情合理

"I thought Mr. Claghorn's speech was right on the beam last night! Just like he says, we need to spend more money on educating our children. He makes a lot of sense to me."
“我认为克拉格霍恩先生昨晚上讲的话完全正确。就像他说的,我们应该花更多的钱在教育孩子方面。我觉得他讲的话很有道理。”

make sense 讲得通,有意义,言之有理

- pull someone's leg 开某人的玩笑
Never ever pull his leg. He is a man without a sense of humor. He takes everything seriously.

- talk sense into someone 开导某人
I've tired to talk sense into him, but he still chose to work in the countryside.

侦测 sense

本义 [běn yì] /original meaning/literal sense/

贬义 [biǎn yì] /derogatory sense/

不通 [bù tōng] /be obstructed/be blocked up/be impassable/not make sense/be illogical/be ungrammatical/

不要脸 [bù yào liǎn] /have no sense of shame/shameless/

常识 [cháng shí] /common sense/general knowledge/

道理 [dào lǐ] /reason/argument/sense/principle/basis/justification/

感到 [gǎn dào] /to feel/to sense/to have the feeling that/think that/to move/to affect/

感官 [gǎn guān] /sense/sense organ/

感觉 [gǎn jué] /to feel/to become aware of/feeling/sense/perception/

诟 [gòu] /sense of shame/to abuse/

广义 [guǎng yì] /broad sense/generalization/

觉察 [jué chá] /(v) perceive; sense; discover/

情理 [qíng lǐ] /reason/sense/

无耻 [wú chǐ] /(adj) without any sense of shame; unembarrassed/

无情无义 [wú qíng wú yì] /(saying) to have no emotion or sense of justice/

嗅 [xiù] /sense of smell/

臭 [xiù] /sense of smell/smell bad/

嗅觉 [xiù jué] /sense of smell/

遥感 [yáo gǎn] /remote sensing/

疑惑 [yí huò] /(a sense of) uncertainty/feel unsure about something/

责任制 [zé rèn zhì] /(n) sense of duty; sense of responsibility/

直观 [zhí guān] /direct observation/directly perceived through the senses/audiovisual/

自豪 [zì háo] /(feel a sense of) pride/

"While we know how to tell a robot to handle a specific error," says Dave Lavery, manager of a robotics program at NASA, "we can't yet give a robot enough 'common sense' to reliably interact with a dynamic world."
“虽然我们知道如何让机器人去纠正一个特定的错误,”NASA的一个机器人项目经理戴维·拉维里说,“我们仍然不能赋予机器人以足够的‘常识’,使它们能够与动态的世界进行可靠的交流。”

More recently, as the Web proved to be more than a fashion, companies have started to buy and sell products and services with one another. Such business-to-business sales make sense because business people typically know what product they're looking for.
最近,随着证明网络不仅是一种时尚而已,公司间便开始(在网上)交易产品和服务。这类公司之间的销售是很有道理的,因为商人通常都知道他们需要什么产品。

He might fool some people for a little while through misleading advertising. He will not do so for long, for mercifully the public has the good sense not to buy the inferior article more than once.
他们或许能通过误导性的广告暂时愚弄一些人,但时间不会太长,因为庆幸的是,公众有良好的意识,他们不会一而再地去购买劣质商品。

Do we think we're shy and indecisive?
自以为害羞而优柔寡断吗?
Then our sense of timidity can cause us to hesitate, to move slowly, and not to take a step until we know the ground is safe.
那么这种恐惧感便会使我们犹豫不决,行动迟缓,而且在确保安全无虞后才前进一步。

Yet, dramatic instances of sudden forgetting can be seen to be adaptive.
然而戏剧性地突然遗忘的例子也可被看做具有适应性。
In this sense, the ability to forget can be interpreted to have survived through a process of natural selection in animals.
从这个意义上说,遗忘能力可解释为动物在自然选择的过程中幸存下来的能力。
Indeed, when one's memory of emotionally painful experience lead to serious anxiety, forgetting may produce relief.
的确,如果记住一段痛苦的情感经历会导致严重的焦虑,那么遗忘倒可以使人得到解脱。

{adj: absurd} inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
"the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

{adj: afferent} of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS
"afferent nerves"
"afferent impulses"
<-> efferent

{adj: alarmed} experiencing a sudden sense of danger

{adj: amoral, unmoral} lacking any sense of moral standards or principles
"a completely amoral person"
<-> moral, immoral

{adj: anosmic, anosmatic} relating to an impairment or loss of the sense of smell

{adj: anosmic} having impaired sense of smell

{adj: antennal, antennary} of or relating to antennae
"antennal senses of insects"

{adj: antiseptic} (extended sense) of exceptionally clean language
"lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"

{adj: apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakable} clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
"the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"
"evident hostility"
"manifest disapproval"
"patent advantages"
"made his meaning plain"
"it is plain that he is no reactionary"
"in plain view"

{adj: appealing} able to attract interest or draw favorable attention
"He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett
"an appealing sense of humor"
"the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing"
<-> unappealing

{adj: applaudable, commendable, laudable, praiseworthy} worthy of high praise
"applaudable efforts to save the environment"
"a commendable sense of purpose"
"laudable motives of improving housing conditions"
"a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence"

{adj: base, baseborn, humble, lowly} of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)
"baseborn wretches with dirty faces"
"of humble (or lowly) birth"

{adj: beautiful} delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
"a beautiful child"
"beautiful country"
"a beautiful painting"
"a beautiful theory"
"a beautiful party"
<-> ugly

{adj: buffoonish, clownish, clownlike, zany} like a clown
"a buffoonish walk"
"a clownish face"
"a zany sense of humor"

{adj: clairvoyant} perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses

{adj: clear, clean-cut, clear-cut} clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
"as clear as a whistle"
"clear footprints in the snow"
"the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"
"a spire clean-cut against the sky"
"a clear-cut pattern"

{adj: coarse, crude, earthy, gross, vulgar} conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
"coarse language"
"a crude joke"
"crude behavior"
"an earthy sense of humor"
"a revoltingly gross expletive"
"a vulgar gesture"
"full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"

{adj: commodious, convenient} large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)
"a commodious harbor"
"a commodious building suitable for conventions"
<-> incommodious

{adj: composed} made up of individual elements
"if perception is seen as composed of isolated sense data..."

{adj: conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain} characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
"a conceited fool"
"an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"
"an egotistical disregard of others"
"so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"
"growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"
"vain about her clothes"

{adj: concrete} capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary
"concrete objects such as trees"
<-> abstract

{adj: confusable, mistakable} so similar as to be easily identified for another thing
"potentially confusable senses of words"
"easily mistakable signals"

{adj: connatural, inborn, inbred} normally existing at birth
"mankind's connatural sense of the good"

{adj: conscientious} guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong
"a conscientious decision to speak out about injustice"
<-> unconscientious

{adj: consistent} (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
"testimony consistent with the known facts"
"I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
<-> inconsistent

{adj: counterintuitive} contrary to what common sense would suggest

{adj: cross-modal} relating to different sense modalities

{adj: deaf-and-dumb, deaf-mute} lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak

{adj: deaf} lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
<-> hearing

{adj: decadent, effete} marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
"a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"
"a group of effete self-professed intellectuals"

{adj: deficient, lacking, wanting} inadequate in amount or degree
"a deficient education"
"deficient in common sense"
"lacking in stamina"
"tested and found wanting"

{adj: delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy} extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

{adj: depraved, immoral, perverse, perverted, reprobate} marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good
"depraved criminals"
"a perverted sense of loyalty"
"the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"

{adj: direct} extended senses; direct in means or manner or behavior or language or action
"a direct question"
"a direct response"
"a direct approach"
<-> indirect

{adj: discernible, discernable} perceptible by the senses or intellect
"things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause"
"the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations"
"the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles"
<-> indiscernible

{adj: disciplinary} relating to a specific field of academic study
"economics in its modern disciplinary sense"

{adj: discriminate, nice} noting distinctions with nicety
"a discriminating interior designer"
"a nice sense of color"
"a nice point in the argument"

{adj: distinct, distinguishable} (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
"plants of several distinct types"
"the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses"
"gold is distinct from iron"
"a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech"
"management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees"

{adj: down-to-earth, earthy} sensible and practical
"has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem"
"her earthy common sense"

{adj: dutiful, duteous} willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect
"a dutiful child"
"a dutiful citizen"
"Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife";

{adj: epicurean, luxurious, luxuriant, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous} displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
"an epicurean banquet"
"enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"
"Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"
"a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"

{adj: equitable, just} implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all
"equitable treatment of all citizens"
"an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"
<-> inequitable

{adj: extended} beyond the literal or primary sense
"`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'"

{adj: foolish} devoid of good sense or judgment
"foolish remarks"
"a foolish decision"
<-> wise

{adj: foreordained, predestinate, predestined} established or prearranged unalterably
"his place in history was foreordained"
"a sense of predestinate inevitability about it"
"it seemed predestined since the beginning of the world"

{adj: guilt-ridden} feeling or revealing a sense of guilt
"so guilt-ridden he could not face his father"

{adj: guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed} showing a sense of guilt
"a guilty look"
"the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

{adj: haptic, tactile, tactual} of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
"haptic data"
"a tactile reflex"

{adj: harsh} disagreeable to the senses
"the harsh cry of a blue jay"
"harsh cognac"
"the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"
"harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"

{adj: heard} detected or perceived by the sense of hearing
"a conversation heard through the wall"

{adj: idle, loose} lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
"idle talk"
"a loose tongue"

{adj: impalpable} imperceptible to the senses or the mind
"an impalpable cloud"
"impalpable shadows"
"impalpable distinctions"
"as impalpable as a dream"
<-> palpable

{adj: imperceptible, unperceivable} impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
"an imperceptible drop in temperature"
"an imperceptible nod"
"color is unperceivable to the touch"
<-> perceptible

{adj: indirect} extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action
"making indirect but legitimate inquiries"


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