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Sensibly


SENS'IBLY, adverb

1. In a manner to be perceived by the senses; perceptibly to the senses; as pain sensibly increased; motion sensibly accelerated.

2. With perception, either of mind or body. He feels his loss very sensibly.

3. Externally; by affecting the senses.

4. With quick intellectual perception.

5. With intelligence or good sense; judiciously. The man converses very sensibly on all common topics.