good sense

good sense
index common sense, discretion (quality of being discreet), discrimination (good judgment), reason (sound judgment)

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  • good sense — n [U] the quality someone has when they are able to make sensible decisions about what to do ▪ Mrs Booth showed a lot of good sense. have the good sense to do sth ▪ Mark had the good sense not to argue. ▪ It makes good sense (=is sensible) to do… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good sense — see SENSE n 2 …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • good sense — noun sound practical judgment 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 • Syn: ↑common sense, ↑gumption, ↑horse sense, ↑sense, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • good sense — Good judgment, sound understanding …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • good sense — noun Common sense. Syn: mother wit, native wit …   Wiktionary

  • sense — n 1 *sensation, feeling, sensibility Analogous words: awareness, consciousness, cognizance (see corresponding adjectives at AWARE): perception, *discernment, discrimination, penetration 2 Sense, common sense, good sense, horse sense, gumption,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • good taste — good sense, excellent opinion of what is good or appropriate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sense — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sight, hearing, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, developed, good, keen ▪ Raccoons have a highly developed sense of touch. ▪ poor ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sense — sense1 [ sens ] noun *** 1. ) count sense of a strong feeling or belief about yourself: Winning an award would give me a great sense of achievement. They say they are dealing with the problem, but there seems to be no sense of urgency. a sense of …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sense — sense1 W1S1 [sens] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: sens, from Latin sensus, from sentire to feel ] 1.) a feeling about something sense of ▪ Afterwards I felt a great sense of relief. ▪ She has a strong sense of loyalty …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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