Definitions

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  • adj. Full of sense; meaningful; with reason; reasonable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of sense, meaning, or reason; reasonable; judicious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Perceptive.
  • Full of sense; hence, reasonable; judicious; sensible; appropriate.

Etymologies

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sense +‎ -ful

Examples

  • As Wittgenstein was later to realize, the case of intuitively senseful, yet vague sentences plausibly constitutes a counterexample (cf. PI Section 99).

    Wittgenstein's Logical Atomism

  • It means, simply, that we can frame senseful propositions.

    Wittgenstein's Logical Atomism

  • "In the following pages," he begins, "I shall prove that there exists a psychological technique by which dreams may be interpreted and that upon the application of this method every dream will show itself to be a senseful psychological structure which may be introduced into an assignable place in the psychic activities of the waking state."

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • From the gleam of light falling into his eyes while asleep the father draws the solicitous conclusion that a candle has been upset and may have set fire to the corpse; he transforms this conclusion into a dream by investing it with a senseful situation enacted in the present tense.

    Dream Psychology Psychoanalysis for Beginners

  • The loose associative connection in the dream we have not only recognized, but we have placed under its control a far greater territory than could have been supposed; we have, however, found it merely the feigned substitute for another correct and senseful one.

    Dream Psychology Psychoanalysis for Beginners

  • Compare this sixth section with the manful, senseful, irrebuttable fourth section -- a folio volume in a single paragraph!

    The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • Finally, a senseful Republican that shows her support for our president, and doesn't bash social issues that should have no place in politics.

    CNN Political Ticker

  • I think I'm bent on getting at least 300 quests done before the final thing, if there ever will be a senseful end to that tiring and honestly boring game.

    AnimeBlogger.net Antenna

  • But there’s the opposite, what I will unjudiciously call senseful violence.

    Senseful Violence

  • In which case we would be unable to frame senseful propositions (i.e., to

    Wittgenstein's Logical Atomism

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