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1. 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))

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Example sentences of the word sense-of-smell


1. Noun Phrase
Tigers also have a keen sense of smell and they rely on scent to mark their territories.

2. Noun Phrase
His fine sense of smell and taste may detect spoilage before you can.

3. Noun Phrase
Most birds have a horrible sense of smell and are not disturbed by your smell.

4. Noun Phrase
They also hear better than humans and have a highly developed sense of smell.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. smell

verb. ['ˈsmɛl'] inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense.

Synonyms

  • scent
  • nose
  • get a whiff
  • comprehend
  • snuff
  • snuffle
  • sniff
  • get a noseful
  • whiff
  • wind

Antonyms

  • gratitude
  • ingratitude
  • despair
  • pain

Etymology

  • smellen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. smell

verb. ['ˈsmɛl'] emit an odor.

Antonyms

  • concern

Etymology

  • smellen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. smell

noun. ['ˈsmɛl'] the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form.

Synonyms

  • reek
  • sense impression
  • esthesis
  • olfactory sensation
  • sensation
  • malodor
  • foetor
  • mephitis
  • scent
  • aroma
  • fragrance
  • odour
  • acridity
  • fetor
  • aesthesis
  • malodour
  • stink
  • olfactory perception
  • sense experience
  • sense datum
  • stench
  • odor

Antonyms

  • unpleasant
  • unpleasantness
  • pleasant
  • nastiness

Etymology

  • smellen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. 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))

9. smell

noun. ['ˈsmɛl'] any property detected by the olfactory system.

Synonyms

  • foulness
  • odorless
  • muskiness
  • odourless
  • stinkiness
  • rankness
  • inodorous
  • fetidness
  • redolence
  • scent
  • aroma
  • fragrance
  • odour
  • property
  • sweetness
  • rancidness
  • fragrancy
  • malodorousness
  • odorous
  • bouquet
  • odor

Antonyms

  • odorous
  • fruitlessness
  • solvability
  • isotropy

Etymology

  • smellen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. smell

verb. ['ˈsmɛl'] smell bad.

Synonyms

  • salute
  • reek

Antonyms

  • pleasure
  • gravity
  • dislike

Etymology

  • smellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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