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  1. that which can be sensed
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Word Origin

Latin, neuter plural of sensibilis sensible
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Examples from the Web for sensibilia

Historical Examples

  • Such correlated "sensibilia" will be called "appearances of one thing."

    Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays

    Bertrand Russell

  • The sensibilia (phaenomena) are opposed to the intelligibilia (noumena), which compose the transcendental world.

    The Basis of Morality

    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • A few preliminary remarks, to be amplified as we proceed, will serve to elucidate the use which I propose to make of sensibilia.

  • What the mind adds to sensibilia, in fact, is merely awareness: everything else is physical or physiological.

  • But we may legitimately inquire as to the existence or reality of "things" or other "sensibilia" inferred from such objects.