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Sensable vs. Sensible: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sara Rehman || Published on December 30, 2023
"Sensable" is incorrect, while "sensible" is correct. Sensible means having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment.

Which is correct: Sensable or Sensible

How to spell Sensible?

Sensable is Incorrect

Sensible is Correct

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Key Differences

"Sense" forms the base of "sensible"; remember, it's not "sens."
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023
Think of "sensible" as "sense" + "ible", not "able."
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023
The word "sensible" has the same ending as "responsible," both end in "ible."
Huma Saeed
Dec 30, 2023
Use a mnemonic i.e. "It's sensible to use 'ible' not 'able'."
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023
Recall that "sensible" rhymes with "comprehensible," both ending in "ible."
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023
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Sensable and Sensible Definitions

Sensable

Aware of and responsive to.
She was sensible of the subtle changes in the room.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

Sensible

Practical and functional, not just attractive.
He always wore sensible shoes for hiking.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 08, 2023

Sensable

Designed for utility rather than fashion.
Sensible clothing is key for outdoor activities.
Harlon Moss
Dec 08, 2023

Sensible

Aware of and responsive to.
She was sensible of the subtle changes in the room.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 08, 2023

Sensable

Based on or acting on good sense.
They made a sensible choice to avoid risks.
Janet White
Dec 08, 2023

Sensible

Showing good judgment.
Her sensible decision saved the company money.
Huma Saeed
Dec 08, 2023

Sensable

Showing good judgment.
Her sensible decision saved the company money.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

Sensible

Designed for utility rather than fashion.
Sensible clothing is key for outdoor activities.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

Sensable

Practical and functional, not just attractive.
He always wore sensible shoes for hiking.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

Sensible

Based on or acting on good sense.
They made a sensible choice to avoid risks.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 08, 2023

Sensable

Sensable is an incorrect spelling of sensible.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

Sensible

Acting with or exhibiting good judgment; reasonable
A sensible person.
A sensible choice.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

Sensible

Not ornate or impractical
A sensible hairdo.
Sensible shoes.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

Why is it called sensible?

It is called "sensible" because it denotes the quality of having or showing good sense or judgment.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

What is the root word of sensible?

The root word of "sensible" is "sense."
Harlon Moss
Dec 30, 2023

Which vowel is used before sensible?

The vowel 'i' is used before the 'b' in "sensible."
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

What is the pronunciation of sensible?

Sensible is pronounced as /ˈsɛnsəbəl/.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

What is the plural form of sensible?

As an adjective, "sensible" remains the same in plural usage.
Janet White
Dec 30, 2023

Is sensible a vowel or consonant?

"Sensible" is a word composed of both vowels and consonants.
Harlon Moss
Dec 30, 2023

What is the verb form of sensible?

There is no verb form of "sensible"; it's an adjective.
Huma Saeed
Dec 30, 2023

What is the singular form of sensible?

"Sensible" is an adjective and does not have a singular or plural form.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 30, 2023

Is sensible an adverb?

No, "sensible" is not an adverb.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

Is the word sensible imperative?

No, "sensible" is not an imperative; it's an adjective.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

What is the opposite of sensible?

The opposite of "sensible" could be "foolish" or "irrational."
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

How is sensible used in a sentence?

Example: "Choosing to save money instead of buying expensive gadgets was a sensible decision."
Janet White
Dec 30, 2023

Which preposition is used with sensible?

Common prepositions used with "sensible" include "of" and "in" (e.g., "sensible of the risks").
Harlon Moss
Dec 30, 2023

Is sensible a noun or adjective?

"Sensible" is an adjective.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

Is sensible an abstract noun?

"Sensible" is not a noun; it is an adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 30, 2023

Is sensible a countable noun?

"Sensible" is not a noun, so it's neither countable nor uncountable.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

Is sensible a collective noun?

No, "sensible" is not a collective noun.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

Is the sensible term a metaphor?

"Sensible" can be used metaphorically but is not itself a metaphor.
Harlon Moss
Dec 30, 2023

What is another term for sensible?

Another term for "sensible" could be "prudent" or "logical."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 30, 2023

Which conjunction is used with sensible?

Conjunctions like "and," "but," and "or" can be used with "sensible."
Harlon Moss
Dec 30, 2023

Which article is used with sensible?

Articles such as "a," "an," and "the" are used with "sensible" depending on the context.
Janet White
Dec 30, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in sensible?

The first syllable "sen" is the stressed syllable in "sensible."
Janet White
Dec 30, 2023

What part of speech is sensible?

"Sensible" is an adjective.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

Which determiner is used with sensible?

Determiners such as "a," "the," "this," "that" can be used with "sensible."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 30, 2023

What is the first form of sensible?

"Sensible" does not have different forms as it is an adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 30, 2023

What is the second form of sensible?

"Sensible" remains unchanged as it is not a verb.
Harlon Moss
Dec 30, 2023

What is the third form of sensible?

There is no third form for "sensible" since it is an adjective.
Janet White
Dec 30, 2023

How many syllables are in sensible?

There are three syllables in "sensible."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 30, 2023

Is sensible a negative or positive word?

"Sensible" is generally considered a positive word, implying good judgment or practicality.
Sara Rehman
Dec 30, 2023

How do we divide sensible into syllables?

"Sensible" is divided as sen-si-ble.
Harlon Moss
Dec 30, 2023
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