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Sound judgment not based on specialized knowledge.
[Translation of Latin sēnsus commūnis, common feelings of humanity.]
com′mon-sense′ (kŏm′ən-sĕns′), com′mon·sen′si·cal (-sĕn′sĭ-kəl) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||commonsensical - exhibiting native good judgment; "arrive home at a reasonable hour"; "commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius"; "unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated"|
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