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sense

noun /sens/
one of the five powers (hearing, taste, sight, smell, touch) by which a person or animal feels or notices
sentido
Dogs have an acute sense of hearing.
a feeling
sensación, sentido
He has an exaggerated sense of his own importance.
an awareness of (something)
sentido
a well-developed musical sense She has no sense of humour.
good judgement
sentido común, juicio, sensatez
You can rely on him – he has plenty of sense.
a meaning (of a word)
significado
Some words have several senses.
something which is meaningful
sentido
Can you make sense of her letter?
senseless adjective stunned or unconscious
inconsciente, sin conocimiento
The blow knocked him senseless.
foolish
absurdo, sin sentido, insensato
What a senseless thing to do!
senselessly adverb
insensatamente
He senselessly threw away the chance to change his life.
senselessness noun
insensatez
sensor noun a device that reacts to heat, light, or movement
Sensor
The infrared sensor detects intruders by sensing their heat and motion.
sensory adjective relating to the senses of hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch
Sensorial
the sensory organs.
senses noun plural (usually with my, his, heretc) a person’s normal, sane state of mind
juicio
He must have taken leave of his senses When he came to his senses, he was lying in a hospital bed.
sixth sense noun an ability to feel or realize something apparently not by means of any of the five senses
sexto sentido
He couldn’t hear or see anyone, but a sixth sense told him that he was being followed.
(Definition of sense from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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