Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of affecting the senses.

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Examples

  • Never though Bush 41 would reject Clinton's suggestion outright like this. this man, elder bush, is either a man without conscience, or is too old to sensile to realize how his son has ruined his own reputation and the country's almost beyond repair.

    Bush 41 Shoots Down Bill's Idea Of Involving Him In Hillary Diplomacy

  • For apart from and beyond inherited, instinctive knowledge, scholastic philosophy ascribed to the animal a sensile memory and a power of perfecting inborn instincts though sense experience; it acknowledges in the animal not only complete hereditary talents for certain activities, but to a certain degree talent and ability acquired by sense experience and by practice. "

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • As instances of the former class we have to regard those which immediately spring from the inherited dispositions of the powers of sensile cognition and appetite; and as instances of the latter those which indeed proceed from the same inherited dispositions but through the medium of sense experience. "

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

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