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Main Entry: 1sense
Pronunciation: primarystresssen(t)s
Function: noun
1 : a meaning or one of a set of meanings a word, phrase, or story may have
2 a : the power to become aware of by means of sense organs b : a specialized function or mechanism (as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) of the body that involves the action and effect of a stimulus on a sense organ <the pain sense>
3 a : a particular sensation or kind of sensation <a good sense of balance> b : awareness arrived at through or as if through the senses <a vague sense of danger> c : an awareness and appreciation of something <a fine sense of humor>
4 a : INTELLIGENCE 1 b : good reason or excuse <no sense in waiting>

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