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1. auditory

adjective. ['ˈɔdɪˌtɔri'] of or relating to the process of hearing.

Synonyms

  • audile

Etymology

  • auditorium (Latin)
  • -torium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Auditory Sense

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • commonsense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • tense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • fence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

2. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles.

Synonyms

  • perceive
  • comprehend

Antonyms

  • insignificance
  • unimportance
  • significant

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] a general conscious awareness.

Synonyms

  • sense of responsibility
  • sense of direction
  • knowingness
  • consciousness
  • awareness
  • cognisance

Antonyms

  • inanimateness
  • insentience
  • effector
  • sensitizing

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted.

Synonyms

  • import
  • acceptation
  • meaning
  • word meaning
  • signified
  • signification
  • word sense

Antonyms

  • judgment in personam
  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • approval

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] the faculty through which the external world is apprehended.

Synonyms

  • sentiency
  • module
  • sensibility
  • sensitiveness
  • sentience
  • sense modality
  • mental faculty
  • sensory faculty
  • sensory system
  • modality
  • sensitivity
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • unperceptiveness
  • insensitiveness
  • sentient
  • insentient

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] sound practical judgment.

Synonyms

  • good sense
  • gumption
  • judgment
  • logic
  • horse sense
  • discernment
  • mother wit
  • nous
  • road sense
  • sagacity
  • judgement
  • sagaciousness

Antonyms

  • insensibility
  • unconsciousness
  • insensitive
  • sensitive

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. sense

noun. ['ˈsɛns'] a natural appreciation or ability.

Synonyms

  • appreciation
  • grasp

Antonyms

  • unsusceptibility
  • reversal
  • judgment in rem

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] detect some circumstance or entity automatically.

Synonyms

  • find
  • detect
  • discover
  • observe

Antonyms

  • citizen
  • export
  • disapproval
  • rejection

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] comprehend.

Antonyms

  • tasteful

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. sense

verb. ['ˈsɛns'] become aware of not through the senses but instinctively.

Synonyms

  • perceive
  • smell

Antonyms

  • folly
  • imprudence
  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word auditory-sense


1. Noun Phrase
A keen auditory sense allows agoutis to hear fruit hitting the ground; sharp incisor teeth make them the only animals capable of opening Brazilian nuts.

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