Sense

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Definition

a sense (of humor): an awareness of, a feel for (funny things)
noun

the sense: the meaning, the definition, the significance; the reason, the logic
noun
It makes sense. It is logical, reasonable.

to sense: to have a feeling that, to detect, to suspect
verb
I sense tension in the room, has something bad happened?

Examples

  • "So would you say that you feel a great sense of achievement after this week then?"
  • "Notorious for his astute business sense and suspect business ethics, Mazerati has unveiled plans to triple D&C's profits within 6 years."
  • "The idea is that a man can create a sense of untouchable, unquestionable power around himself simply by wearing the perfect suit: colleagues fear him, bosses respect him and clients trust him. All this, thanks to his suit."
  • "I sense an accent there, you're not from round these parts, are you?"
  • "Bruno : Betty had taken me to a restaurant where dishes were served in total darkness, where diners abandoned their vision and used only their other senses to experience the food they were eating."
  • "I sense that she has a good soul."
  • "Rugby fan : Well, apart from the obvious geographical reasons, there does seem to be a sense of unity that transcends national boundaries."
  • "Edward : For 80,000 bottles of two great scents, we offer you a price that makes great sense"
  • "It's time we fostered a sense of team spirit within Delavigne, which is why I have decided to enter a Delavigne dodgeball team into a tournament taking place next month."
  • "It's obvious to me that the artist was trying to convey his sense of deep disconnection from this postmodern world."

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