n. The capacity of being the subject of sensation and perception; the mode of consciousness by which an object is apprehended which acts upon the mind through the senses; the capacity of becoming conscious of objects as actually now and here; sense-perception; mental activity directly concerned in sensations.n. A special faculty of sensation connected with a bodily organ; the mode of sensation awakened by the excitation of a peripheral nerve.n. Feeling; immediate consciousness; sensation perceived as inward or subjective, or, at least, not decidedly as objective; also, vague consciousness or feeling.n. A power of perceiving relations of a particular kind; a capacity of being affected by certain non-sensuous qualities of objects; a special kind of discernment; also, an exertion of such a power: as, the religious sense; the sense of duty; the sense of humor.n. Mind generally; consciousness; especially, understanding; cognitive power.n. Sound or clear mind.n. Good judgment approaching sagacity; sound practical intelligence.n. Acuteness of perception or apprehension; discernment.n. Discriminative perception; appreciation; a state of mind the result of a mental judgment or valuation.n. Meaning; import; signification; the conception that a word or sign is intended to convey.n. The intention, thought, feeling, or meaning of a body of persons, as an assembly; judgment, opinion, determination, or will in reference to a debated question.n. That which is wise, judicious, sound, sensible, or intelligent, and accords with sound reason: as, to talk sense.[= Dan. sandse, perceive, = Sw. sansa (refi.), recover oneself; from the noun.]To perceive by the senses.To give the sense of; expound.To perceive; comprehend; understand; realize; take into the mind.Same as incense.n. In geometry, one of two directly opposite ways in which a construct may be generated, described, or thought.n. The simplest type of concrete affective experience; a complex of a sensation (or a well-defined group of sensations) and an affective process: such a feeling as hunger, or drowsiness: opposed to emotion and sentiment.n. Specifically, the sense whose organ is the semicircular canals and vestibule of the internal ear, the portion of the internal ear supplied by the vestibular branch of the acoustic nerve. For the most part, this organ appears to function refiexly, that is, is not an organ of sense; but it undoubtedly gives us the sensation of dizziness or giddiness, and some authors refer this sensation to the ampullæ of the canals, and ascribe to the vestibule a second sensation, that of pressure.