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sense

Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

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substantive

perception: P. and V. αἴσθησις, ἡ, V. αἴσθημα, τό, P. φρόνησις, ἡ.

the senses: P. αἰσθήσεις, αἱ.

good sense: P. and V. γνώμη, ἡ, φρόνησις, ἡ, εὐβουλία, ἡ; see wisdom.

understanding: P. and V. νοῦς, ὁ, γνώμη, ἡ, σύνεσις, ἡ, Ar. and P. διάνοια, ἡ, Ar. and V. φρήν, ἡ, or pl. (rare P.).

a person of sense: use sensible adj.

have sense: P. and V. νοῦν ἔχειν.

meaning: P. and V. δύναμις, ἡ (Soph., Oedipus Rex 938), P. διάνοια, ἡ, βούλησις, ἡ.

take in a certain sense, v.: P. ἐκλαμβάνειν (acc.), ὑπολαμβάνειν (acc.).

lose one's senses, faint: P. λιποψυχεῖν, V. προλείπω, προλείπειν; see faint.

be mad: P. and V. ἐξίστασθαι, παραφρονεῖν; see under mad.

out of one's senses: use adj., P. ἔκφρων, P. and V. μανιώδης, ἔμπληκτος; see mad.

in one's senses: use adj., P. and V. ἔμφρων, ἔννους, V. φρενήρης, ἀρτίφρων (also Plato but rare P.). be in one's senses, v.:P. and V. φρονεῖν, εὖ φρονεῖν, P. ἐντὸς αὑτοῦ εἶναι (Dem. 913); see be sane, under sane.

come to one's senses, v.: P. and V. ἔννους γίγνομαι, ἔννους γίγνεσθαι.

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