Sense vs Foolish - What's the difference?
As a noun sense
)one of the methods for a living being to gather data about the world; sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.
As a verb sense
is to use biological senses: to either smell, watch, taste, hear or feel.
As a adjective foolish is
lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(senseid) Any of the manners by which living beings perceive the physical world: for humans sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.
* (and other bibliographic particulars) (William Shakespeare)
* (and other bibliographic particulars) (Milton)
- Let fancy still my sense in Lethe steep.
(senseid)Perception through the intellect; apprehension; awareness.
- What surmounts the reach / Of human sense I shall delineate.
* (and other bibliographic particulars) Sir (Philip Sidney)
- a sense of security
* (and other bibliographic particulars) (John Milton)
- this Basilius, having the quick sense of a lover
(senseid)Sound practical or moral judgment.
- high disdain from sense of injured merit
* (and other bibliographic particulars) (w, L'Estrange)
- It's common sense not to put metal objects in a microwave oven.
(senseid)The meaning, reason, or value of something.
- Some are so hardened in wickedness as to have no sense of the most friendly offices.
- You don’t make any sense .
* Bible, Neh. viii. 8
- the true sense of words or phrases
* (and other bibliographic particulars) (Shakespeare)
- So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense .
(senseid)A natural appreciation or ability.
- I think 'twas in another sense .
(senseid)(pragmatics) The way that a referent is presented.
(senseid)(semantics) A single conventional use of a word; one of the entries for a word in a dictionary.
(mathematics) One of two opposite directions in which a vector (especially of motion) may point. See also polarity.
(mathematics) One of two opposite directions of rotation, clockwise versus anti-clockwise.
(senseid) referring to the strand of a nucleic acid that directly specifies the product.
- A keen musical sense
* See also
* sense of smell (see olfaction)
* business sense
* common sense
* sixth sense
* sight / vision
* hearing / audition
* taste / gustation
* smell / olfaction
* touch / tactition
To use biological senses: to either smell, watch, taste, hear or feel.
To instinctively be aware.
- She immediately sensed her disdain.
Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
*:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
*:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .