good sense

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n good sense sound practical judgment "Common sense is not so common","he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples","fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
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Quotations

  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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    “We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.”
  • Ovid
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    “To give requires good sense.”
  • Source Unknown
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    “Good sense is the master of human life.”
  • Jean De La Bruyere
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    “If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.”
  • Elwyn Brooks White
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    “A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus.”
  • Sir Max Beerbohm
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    “Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter.”

Usage

In literature:

Conjugal affection makes great demands on the good sense, spirit of accommodation, and good nature of each.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Excitableness and acute sensibility will be beautifully tempered in her by the spirit of sound knowledge and good sense.
"The Young Maiden" by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
After one glance he knew that, from the standard of good sense, there was a full reason for withdrawal.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
Extreme in his rage of party, he yet in private affairs could show good sense and generosity.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
The minister has clear vision and good sense, and will give you none but good advice.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
With such conditions, can we hope for good sense among millions of men when but a handful of their officers remain?
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
It is apparent, then, that the girl with good eyesight, clever hands, and a fine sense of colour and form, is likely to be a success as a dressmaker.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
Budd's pluck and good sense carry him through many troubles.
"Slow and Sure" by Horatio Alger
In the end however good sense and the loyalty of the trading classes to the cause of the Protestant succession won their way.
"History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
I 'low it ain't jest good sense for anybody to resk money on onsartinties.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
As far as relates to good sense, we will say that the Duchess of Palma was far richer than her husband.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
Weapons and demolitions require strength, carefulness and good sense rather than great dexterity.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
Then she had the good sense to realize that Martha had not intended to be unkind.
"The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest" by Margaret Vandercook
It is of good sense that I speak.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
What did his thorough good sense tell him about religion in general?
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
Haven't you got good sense?
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
She's got rare good sense, too.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
Not very young, and not pretending to be; filled with good sense, a practical, companionable sort of body.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
I simply want you to use good sense at all times in your care of yourself.
"What a Young Woman Ought to Know" by Mary Wood-Allen
I sometimes wonder if men have any good sense.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
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In poetry:

Aye, darkling sense, arise, go hence!
Our God is good.
False fears are foes--truth tatters those,
When understood.
"Satisfied" by Mary Baker Eddy
That more and more a Providence
Of love is understood,
Making the springs of time and sense
Sweet with eternal good;--
"My Psalm" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And though sometimes in swoon of sense
I now regain my innocence,
I pay still for my knowledge, and still
Remain the fool of good and ill.
"Postscriptum : September 1913" by Thomas MacDonagh
That you are good ; and not one heretic
Denies it ; if he did, yet you are so ;
For rocks, which high to sense deep-rooted stick,
Waves wash, not undermine, nor overthrow.
"To The Countess Of Bedford I" by John Donne
Thus 'tis when gospel light doth usher in
To us both sense of grace and sense of sin;
Yea, when it makes sin red with Christ's blood,
Then we can weep till weeping does us good.
"Upon A Lowering Of Morning" by John Bunyan
For a sense of the Goodness revealed everywhere,
As sunshine impartial, and free as the air;
For a trust in humanity, Heathen or Jew,
And a hope for all darkness the Light shineth through.
"The Quaker Alumni" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Kate's sister has already caught the spotlight for her good looks and fashion sense, so it's no surprise that Pippa Middleton is capitalizing on her celebrity by writing a book on party planning, which goes on sale this week.
If you're like some people, you may have a sense that life insurance is a good thing, but you're not certain why.
While we've all seen upholstered stools, here's a soft-good take on a traditional piece of furniture that brings a real sense of time and care put into the design.
Moffat's proposals make good sense.
They're two of the biggest names in American sports right now, so it kinda makes sense that a good old-fashioned bromance of sorts is a-brewing.
The television guy asked the Flyers executive about the sense that the team was bored by the regular season, always looking ahead to the playoffs, always rating themselves like a good jockey trying to finish the race.
Regardless of the focus, when a company makes minimal investment and reaps significant benefit, that simply makes good business sense.
I could never date a someone who didn't have a good sense of humor.
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Last week's column discussed the dire straits faced by school districts and how it makes good fiscal sense to cut sports.
Last week's column discussed the dire straits faced by school districts and how it makes good fiscal sense to cut sports.
Niagara Gazette — Last week's column discussed the dire straits faced by school districts and how it makes good fiscal sense to cut sports.
Preserving historic buildings and sites in Hawaii makes sense culturally and morally, says Rep Cindy Evans,?but it also makes good economic sense.
Good Senses Make Good Neighbors.
I used to be a very frustrated Christian, trying to be "good," trying to have some sense of worthiness and righteousness in my relationship with Christ.
A sense of humor and flexibility in attitude and behaviors are two signs of good mental health.
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In science:

A third remarkable consequence is that the intrinsic structure of H n (U, Q) in some sense “sees” the good compactification, at least the homology of the complexes of E2 -terms.
Weights in arithmetic geometry
The good thing is that nonetheless the Feynman graph formalism is very successful in the sense that the quantities obtained from it match with the quantities obtained in experiment extremely well.
Notes on Feynman Integrals and Renormalization
It often makes sense to transform the distances so that the graphical representation focuses on correctly representing differences between similar points and doesn’t try to make a good representation of the distances between points which are far apart.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
By the theory of good moduli spaces [3, Theorem 6.6], the geometric quotient of X (Pre) by G in the sense of Definition 0.6 of is a coarse moduli space for [X (Pre)/G]. (We will recall the notion of good moduli spaces introduced by Alper in section 7.) Thus [X (Pre)/G] ⊂ S .
Stable points on algebraic stacks
As they represent in this sense extreme forms of association, these distributions should yield good insight in the comparative performance of the tests.
A consistent test of independence based on a sign covariance related to Kendall's tau
Assume that the section s : Gk → ΠX is uniformly good (in the sense of Definition 3.6), and that the field k is slim, and Σ-regular (cf.
Around the Grothendieck Anabelian Section Conjecture
Let s : Gk → ΠX be a uniformly good group-theoretic section of the natural projection ΠX ։ Gk (in the sense of Definition 3.6).
Around the Grothendieck Anabelian Section Conjecture
Assume that the field k is slim, Σ-regular, and the section s : Gk → ΠX is uniformly good (in the sense of Definition 3.6).
Around the Grothendieck Anabelian Section Conjecture
Assume that s is a good section (in the sense of Definition 3.6).
Around the Grothendieck Anabelian Section Conjecture
Assume that the section sc − ab : Gk → Gc − ab is good (in the sense of 5.3).
Around the Grothendieck Anabelian Section Conjecture
Assume that s is a uniformly good section in the sense of definition 3.6, and that the jacobian variety of X has a finite Tate-Shafarevich group.
Around the Grothendieck Anabelian Section Conjecture
In other words, when n is large, most matrices are good sensing matrices. 2.2.
Sparse Recovery, Kashin Decomposition and Conic Programming
Hence, even though we can expect matrices with high approximate ratio M (K )/SDP (F ) to be good sensing matrices, there are no guarantees that all such matrices will have high approximate ratios.
Sparse Recovery, Kashin Decomposition and Conic Programming
Except for top fanin 2, our hitting set will be conditional in the sense that its efficiency depends on a good rank upper bound for depth-4 identities.
Algebraic Independence and Blackbox Identity Testing
The fundamental groups of knot concordance exteriors are in general not “good” in the sense of Freedman, so this will not be possible.
A Second Order Algebraic Knot Concordance Group
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