sensible of cognizant, familiar with, acquainted with, SI. wise to, knowledgeable of, understanding; aware, conscious, sentient, alive to, Archaic. ware; mindful, regardful, observant, awake, wideawake.
3. palpable, tangible, tactual, touchable, ponderable, appreciable, non-abstract; incarnate, embodied, corporeal, physical, material, bodily, somatic; concrete, real, solid, substantial, substantive; visible, seeable, observable, beholdable, manifest; discernible, perceptible, detectable, apprehensible, ascertainable, knowa-ble, cognizable, intelligible.
4. plausible, credible, likely, within reason, well-founded, well-grounded; legitimate, equitable, fair, right; suitable, proper, fit, meet, advisable, seasonable, timely.
sensitive, adj. 1. impressionable, susceptible, receptive, susceptive; responsive, reactive, alive to, sentient, sensible, conscious; feeling, intuitive, perceptive, aware, insightful; refined, cultivated, aesthetic.
2. sympathetic, compassionate, concerned, understanding; kind, kindly, kind-hearted, caring, generous; feeling, tender, tender-hearted, warm, gentle.
3. (all usu. of instruments) fine, delicate, responsive, subtle, discriminating.
4. oversensitive, hypersensitive, supersensitive, temperamental, thin-skinned, easily hurt, umbrageous; irritable, touchy, ticklish, excitable; huffy, quick-tempered, impatient; quarrelsome, testy, irascible, petulant.
sensitivity, n. 1. impressionability, susceptibility, receptiveness, receptivity, susceptiveness, susceptivity; responsiveness, reactiveness, sentience; sensibility, consciousness, aliveness; feeling, intuition, perception, perceptivity, awareness, insight, insightfulness, soul, sensitiveness.
2. sympathy, compassion, concern, understanding; kindliness, kind-heartedness, caring, generosity; feeling, tenderness, tender-heartedness, warmness, gentleness.
3. (all usu. of instruments) fineness, delicacy, responsiveness, subtleness, discrimination; accuracy, precision, exactness; fidelity, faithfulness.
4. oversensitiveness, oversensitivity, hypersensitivity, supersensitivity, temperamentalness; irritability, touchiness, excitability; huffiness, quick temper, impatience; testiness, irascibility, petulance.
sensual, adj. 1. carnal, voluptuous, fleshly, physical, bodily; erotic, sexual, slinky, Inf. sexy; lustful, concupiscent, lascivious, libidinous, lubricous, lecherous, Archaic, lickerish, SI. horny; satyric, satyrical, satyrlike, goatish, hircine, ruttish; licentious, loose, Cyprian, wanton, abandoned; debauched, rakish, dissolute, dissipated, profligate.
2. lewd, prurient, salacious; unchaste, impure, unclean, indecent, unvirtuous, wayward; offensive, vulgar, coarse, gross, crude; obscene, lurid, blue, pornographic, Inf. porno, Inf. porn, smutty; dirty, foul, filthy, vile; ribald, scurrilous, Fescennine.
3. earthly, worldly, temporal, mundane, terrestrial; secular, profane, unspiritual; irreligious, irreverent.
sensualist, n. voluptuary, Fr. bon vivant, epicure, epicurean, hedonist, sybarite, cormorant, Archaic. carpet knight; gourmet, gourmand, gastronome, gastronomist; glutton, hog, belly-god, wine bibber; libertine, roud, debauchee, lecher, Paphian, whoremonger, pander; satyr, goat, animalist; seducer, fornicator; Don Juan, Casanova, rake, fast man, Romeo, Lothario.