Noun Definition

sense

1.Definition: a general conscious awareness

"A sense of security", "A sense of happiness", "A sense of danger", "A sense of self"

Category: General

2.Definition: a natural appreciation or ability

"A keen musical sense", "A good sense of timing"

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):gumption

Category: General

4.Definition: the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

"In the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"

Related Noun(s):sentience, sensation, sentiency

Category: General

5.Definition: the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted

"The dictionary gave several senses for the word", "In the best sense charity is really a duty", "The signifier is linked to the signified"

Related Noun(s):signified

Category: General