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common sense

common sense

 
pronunciation:
ka mn sens
part of speech: noun
definition: ordinary good judgment in everyday matters. Common sense is learned through experience and not through education.
It is common sense to wear a jacket when it is cold outside.
synonyms:
practicality
antonyms:
folly
similar words:
prudence, wisdom
derivations: common-sense (adj.), common-sensical (adj.)