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sensible

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(sen-sibŭl)

1 perceptible to the senses.

2 capable of sensibility.

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sensible

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 248 words.

1 The main meaning of sensible is ‘having (common) sense’, i.e. the opposite of foolish, and that of sensitive

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sensible

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 241 words.

1 The primary meaning of sensible is ‘having (common) sense’, i.e. the opposite of foolish, and of sensitive ‘easily

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sensibly adv

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

m ˈsensɪˌblǝɪ

sp sencibly1, sensibly2

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sensible adj

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 16 words.

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sp sencible2, sensible18, sen-sible2, sensi-ble1

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Sensible Heat

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 721 words.

Sensible heat refers, generally speaking, to the heat we can feel. A parcel of air at 20°C has more sensible

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Sensible Life

Emanuele Coccia.

in Sensible Life

February 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 598 words.

This chapter offers a philosophical reflection on what sensible life is. It suggests that sensation is more than a cognitive faculty: we can live and know how to live only through the...

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sensible temperature

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The critical temperature range beyond which a person feels too hot or too cold. The sensible temperature is affected by relative humidity and wind chill. Compare comfort zone.

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sensible temperature

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 30 words.

The critical temperature range beyond which a person feels too hot or too cold. The sensible temperature is affected by relative humidity and wind chill. ...

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Sensible Life

Emanuele Coccia.

February 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 126 pages.

We like to imagine ourselves as rational beings who think and speak, yet to live means first and foremost to look, taste, feel, or smell the world around us. But sensibility is not just a...

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Being sensible

Clare Herrick.

in Governing health and consumption

July 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 8839 words.

This chapter examines the conceptual significance of the term ‘sensible’ and explores it in relation to the irrevocable tension between freedom and coercion that characterises the...

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sensible knave

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The character introduced by Hume (Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, Sec. 9, Pt. 2), who observes the general rules of justice and honesty, but who takes advantage of exceptions...

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John dewey's sensible mysticism

Douglas R. Anderson.

in Philosophy Americana

May 2006; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 4591 words.

This chapter describes John Dewey's sensible mysticism. It brings attention to what for Dewey was commonplace in his own work. He is often portrayed as a quiet, dry, and functional New...

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Berkeleian Sensible Things

Jonathan Bennett.

in Learning from Six Philosophers Volume 2

February 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 14234 words.

Berkeley's proposal that a sensible thing is a collection of ideas is not well thought out: it is supposed to license the saying that one can perceive a house (say); but one does not...

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The incidentally sensible city

Clare Herrick.

in Governing health and consumption

July 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 13081 words.

This chapter explores the rapidly expanding canon of work examining the ‘obesogenic’ nature of urban environments and the ways in which this epistemology crosscuts efforts to create an...

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sensible

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(sen-sibŭl)

1 perceptible to the senses.

2 capable of sensibility.

See overview in Oxford Index

sensible

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 236 words.

In certain uses, in which the point is the effect produced or producible on the person or thing qualified, the three words are near, though not identical, in meaning. ...

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sensible

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 388 words.

babble, bedabble, dabble, drabble, gabble, grabble, rabble, scrabble • amble, bramble, Campbell, gamble, gambol, ramble, scramble, shamble

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sensible

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 387 words.

babble, bedabble, dabble, drabble, gabble, grabble, rabble, scrabble • amble, bramble, Campbell, gamble, gambol, ramble, scramble, shamble

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The Sensible Depth of Being

Raoul Moati and Daniel Wyche.

in Levinas and the Night of Being

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 15090 words.

Chapter 3 is devoted to an exhaustive description of the modalities of separation, understood as sensible enjoyment and happiness, and argues that the sensible precedes representation.

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The Perception of Sensible Objects

Samuel C. Rickless.

in Berkeley's Argument for Idealism

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 13813 words.

This chapter applies the distinction between mediate and immediate perception explicated in chapter 1 to the question of Berkeley’s thoughts concerning whether sensible objects are...

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