Good sense

  • 1 good sense — n [U] the quality someone has when they are able to make sensible decisions about what to do ▪ Mrs Booth showed a lot of good sense. have the good sense to do sth ▪ Mark had the good sense not to argue. ▪ It makes good sense (=is sensible) to do… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 good sense — index common sense, discretion (quality of being discreet), discrimination (good judgment), reason (sound judgment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Wil …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 good sense — see SENSE n 2 …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 good sense — noun sound practical judgment Common sense is not so common he hasn t got the sense God gave little green apples fortunately she had the good sense to run away • Syn: ↑common sense, ↑gumption, ↑horse sense, ↑sense, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 5 good sense — Good judgment, sound understanding …

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  • 6 good sense — noun Common sense. Syn: mother wit, native wit …

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  • 7 sense — n 1 *sensation, feeling, sensibility Analogous words: awareness, consciousness, cognizance (see corresponding adjectives at AWARE): perception, *discernment, discrimination, penetration 2 Sense, common sense, good sense, horse sense, gumption,… …

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  • 8 good taste — good sense, excellent opinion of what is good or appropriate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 sense — sense1 [ sens ] noun *** 1. ) count sense of a strong feeling or belief about yourself: Winning an award would give me a great sense of achievement. They say they are dealing with the problem, but there seems to be no sense of urgency. a sense of …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 sense — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sight, hearing, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, developed, good, keen ▪ Raccoons have a highly developed sense of touch. ▪ poor ▪ …

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  • 11 sense — sense1 W1S1 [sens] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: sens, from Latin sensus, from sentire to feel ] 1.) a feeling about something sense of ▪ Afterwards I felt a great sense of relief. ▪ She has a strong sense of loyalty …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 sense — 1 /sens/ noun JUDGMENT/UNDERSTANDING 1 (U) good understanding and judgment, especially about practical things: have the sense to do sth: You should have had the sense to turn off the electricity before touching the wires. see also: common sense 2 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 sense — I UK [sens] / US noun Word forms sense : singular sense plural senses *** 1) [singular] a strong feeling or belief about yourself sense of: Winning an award would give me a great sense of achievement. They say they are dealing with the problem,… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Sense and Sensibility — This article is about the novel. For other uses, see Sense and Sensibility (disambiguation). Sense and Sensibility   …

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  • 15 sense — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French sen, sens sensation, feeling, mechanism of perception, meaning, from Latin sensus, from sentire to perceive, feel; perhaps akin to Old High German sinnan to go, strive,… …

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  • 16 sense — 01. Some people say that animals can [sense] an earthquake before it occurs. 02. Police are looking for witnesses in the [senseless] beating of an 80 year old man on the weekend. 03. Some people think that dogs can [sense] your fear. 04. My… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 Sense — In biology and medicine, the faculty of sensory reception. The ability to convey specific types of external or internal stimuli to the brain and perceive them. Sensory reception occurs through a process known as transduction in which stimuli are… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 sense — Synonyms and related words: IQ, absorb, acceptation, admissibility, affect, affection, affective meaning, air, anticipate, appreciate, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, apprehend, apprehension, artistic judgment,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 good head on one's shoulders — {n. phr.} Good sense; good judgment. * /Jack has a good head on his shoulders; he never drives too fast./ * /Alice is a girl with a good head on her shoulders, she always keeps good company./ * /George showed he had a good head on his shoulders… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 good head on one's shoulders — {n. phr.} Good sense; good judgment. * /Jack has a good head on his shoulders; he never drives too fast./ * /Alice is a girl with a good head on her shoulders, she always keeps good company./ * /George showed he had a good head on his shoulders… …

    Dictionary of American idioms