Definition of in one's senses in English:

in one's senses


  • Fully aware and in control of one's thoughts and words; sane.

    ‘would any man in his senses invent so absurd a story?’
    • ‘But it did rain a couple of times, and he has arthritis, nobody in their senses would expect him to work in the wet.’
    • ‘But I was not in my senses… pushing thoughts of him from my mind, I concentrated solely on getting back as fast as I could.’
    • ‘His sons refused, thinking that their father was not in his senses.’
    • ‘Better still, nobody in his senses will even argue that it can even in future earn profits.’
    • ‘No one in his senses doubts the existence of material objects.’