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1. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] a line leading to a place or point.

Synonyms

  • trend
  • tendency
  • path
  • bearing
  • north-south direction
  • route
  • qibla
  • way
  • itinerary
  • course
  • heading
  • east-west direction

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Sense Of Direction

Sentences with sense-of-direction


1. Noun Phrase
In a career, you wander aimlessly with no sense of direction.

2. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves.

Synonyms

  • leeward
  • north
  • compass point
  • compass north
  • outgoing
  • west
  • south
  • windward
  • spatial relation
  • incoming
  • frontage
  • northeast
  • east
  • position
  • orientation
  • seaward
  • southwest
  • opposition
  • southeast
  • northwest
  • magnetic north

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

3. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] a general course along which something has a tendency to develop.

Synonyms

  • tenor
  • disposition
  • inclination

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

4. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action.

Synonyms

  • guidance
  • subject matter
  • confidential information
  • cynosure
  • counsel
  • counselling
  • wind
  • career counseling
  • genetic counseling
  • steer
  • counseling
  • road map
  • hint
  • lead
  • substance
  • message
  • tip
  • content
  • marriage counseling

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • downwind

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

5. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] the act of managing something.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • guidance
  • homemaking
  • supervising
  • disenfranchisement
  • misconduct
  • oversight
  • management
  • disposal
  • authorization
  • channelisation
  • database management
  • conducting
  • mismanagement
  • handling
  • authorisation
  • channelization
  • supervision
  • steering
  • superintendence
  • misdirection
  • social control
  • canalisation
  • canalization
  • administration
  • finance

Antonyms

  • authorized
  • unauthorized
  • loading
  • unloading

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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