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sense

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1 an indefinite physical response to a stimulus

  • a strange sense of discomfort brought on by the room's strong colors
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4 the idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action

  • got the general sense of the poem
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5 the thought processes that have been established as leading to valid solutions to problems

  • your argument simply shows no sense
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sense, common sense, judgment, wisdom mean ability to reach intelligent conclusions. sense implies a reliable ability to judge and decide with soundness, prudence, and intelligence.
    • a choice showing good sense
common sense suggests an average degree of such ability without sophistication or special knowledge.
    • common sense tells me it's wrong
judgment implies sense tempered and refined by experience, training, and maturity.
    • they relied on her judgment for guidance
wisdom implies sense and judgment far above average.
    • a leader of rare wisdom

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2 to have a clear idea of

  • I did not sense the full meaning of his cryptic warning until much later
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pick up on

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