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    • Sound wisdom perhaps not considering specialized knowledge; local…
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common sense definition

  • noun:
    • Sound wisdom perhaps not considering specialized knowledge; local good judgment.
    • an interior sense, previously considered to be the sense in which information from the various other five senses is understood and interpreted.
    • Ordinary sensible understanding; an individual's standard cleverness enabling for plain understanding and without which good choices or judgments can't be made.
    • As soon as the substantive is emphasized: “Native useful intelligence, all-natural prudence, mama wit, tact in behavior, acuteness within the observation of personality, in contrast to habits of obtained discovering or of conjecture.”
    • noise useful view
    • Sound view perhaps not based on specific knowledge; native good view.
    • An internal feeling, formerly believed to be the sense in which information from other five sensory faculties is recognized and translated.
    • Ordinary practical understanding; an individual's standard intelligence which allows for ordinary understanding and without which great decisions or judgments cannot be made.
    • When the substantive is emphasized: “Native useful intelligence, all-natural prudence, mom wit, tact in behavior, acuteness in the observance of personality, in contrast to habits of acquired discovering or of speculation.”
    • sound useful judgment
  • adjective:
    • Sound wisdom. See under feeling.
    • exhibiting local good wisdom
    • Sound wisdom. See under Sense.
    • displaying local great judgment
  • others:
    • See good judgment, under feeling.
    • described as common or sense: because, he took a common-sense view of question. See wise practice, under typical, a.
    • See good sense, under sense.
    • described as common or sense: because, he took a common-sense view for the question. See commonsense, under typical, a.
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