• Noun: a general conscious awareness; examples: "a sense of security", "a sense of happiness", "a sense of danger", "a sense of self"
• Noun: the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; examples: "the dictionary gave several senses for the word", "in the best sense charity is really a duty", "the signifier is linked to the signified"
• Noun: the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; example: "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
• Noun: sound practical judgment; examples: "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"
• Noun: a natural appreciation or ability; examples: "a keen musical sense", "a good sense of timing"
• Verb: perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; examples: "He felt the wind", "She felt an object brushing her arm", "He felt his flesh crawl", "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
• Verb: detect some circumstance or entity automatically; examples: "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room", "particle detectors sense ionization"
• Verb: become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; example: "I sense his hostility"
• Verb: comprehend; example: "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
All phenomena are real in some sense, unreal in some sense, meaningless in some sense, real and meaningless in some sense, unreal and meaningless in some sense, and real and unreal and meaningless in some sense.
An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.
The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another.
The way we make sense of a realistic text is through the same broad ideological frame as the way we make sense of our social experience or rather, the way we are made sense of by the discourses of our culture.
OK, well maybe I have to get back to Judaism. In the sense that if I look at me and my forebears forever stretching back to I don't know, whenever there's no sense of place and therefore no sense of nationality.
Even in the realest American cinema that I see, there's still not that sense that this is reality. There's still that sense that you are watching a movie. And hopefully, if we did get our jobs right, that sense disappears when you watch this movie.
In a sense, each of us is an island. In another sense, however, we are all one. For though islands appear separate, and may even be situated at great distances from one another, they are only extrusions of the same planet, Earth.
I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are smart, when they have some sense of style, when they are kind, when they express their own opinions, when they are creative, when they have character.
My dad's sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal - his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.
You know, since the reviews have come out and people have reacted to it, I've realized that is in a sense what has happened. But as I was writing them, I didn't feel a part of any tradition. I think that would have been too overwhelming, in a sense.
I've inherited a sense of that loss from my parents because it was so palpable all the time while I was growing up, the sense of what my parents had sacrificed in moving to the United States, and yet at the same time, building a life here and all that that entailed.
Common sense tells us that the government's attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy.