senseEN[sɛn(t)s] [sɪn(t)s] [-ɛns]
- Examples of sense
- In this way a passage in the Old Testament may have, or rather comprise, an apotelesmatic sense, i. e., one of after or final accomplishment. — M. Stuart.
- Don't mistake this for even a backhanded compliment; that at least takes a wry sense of imagination. This is a patronizing compliment, which is worse than no compliment at all.
- He caught my attention with irrelevant asides that didn’t quite make sense, but sounded very erudite if you didn’t think about it too much. In other words, I noticed that he was bullshitting. http://www.languagehat.com/archives/002815.php
- This bullshitty movie makes no sense at all.
- Chill, man, we've got a whole week to do it; no sense in getting worked up.
- His choiceful sense with every change doth fit. — Spenser.
- The set of premises of a valid argument is conclusive in the sense that no further evidence could possibly be added to the set of premises which would make the argument invalid.
- Indeed, it seems to me that the special character of non-conceptually contentful perceptual states entails that all perceptual states contain non-conceptual content in this essentially distinct sense [ … ] .
- Minimal entities would thus be language-dependent in this conventionalist sense.
- "The unemployment rate is countercyclical in the sense that it rises when economic growth is low and vice versa.
- Examples of senses
- A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.
- The senses and common perceivance. — Milton.
- The poor wretch, who lay motionless a long time, just began to recover his senses as a stage-coach came by.
- Hyacinth perfume tickled her senses, making her feel giddy, but she saddened when she saw how uncared for the garden was.
- The submonishing inclinations of my senses. — T. Granger.
- But do pray recover your senses time enough to see me married—so run and dress yourself, make yourself gay; fly Simon and Adonize your master.
- CHOCOLATIZE your senses.
- The impulse behind purple prose, he wrote, “is to make everything larger than life, almost to overrespond, maybe because, habituated to life written down, in both senses, we become inured and have to be awakened by something intolerably vivid.”
- Examples of sensed
- Jordan Bartel of the Chicago Tribune named the chapter a timeless and saw a feasible Emmy recommendation for Vincent Kartheiser, however sensed the kitchenette sink allegorism and finishing voiceover was a itty-bitty heavyhanded.
- More likely, Nichols sensed his dramatic gimmick wasn't panning out, and so took refuge in the inscrutability of artsiness.
- Other nations sensed American overextension.
- She immediately sensed her disdain.
- In his bones, he sensed winter was drawing on sooner than usual.
- Examples of sensing
- Wolves, sensing the comeback of all comebacks was on the cards, kept pressing and set up an exciting finish when Ronald Zubar's header was judged to have crossed the line, even though it appeared that Nigel de Jong had successfully cleared the effort.
- Rooney and his team-mates started ponderously, as if sensing the enormity of the occasion, but once Scholes began to link with Ryan Giggs in the middle of the park, the visitors increased the tempo with Sunderland struggling to keep up.
- Sensing danger, Captain Kirk decided to beam down to the surface with Spock, McCoy, and a couple of redshirts.
- In this study, a socially-aware crowdsensing system is advocated, in which a cloud-based platform incentivizes mobile users to participate in sensing tasks by leveraging social trust among users, upon receiving sensing requests.
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