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synonyms for faculties

  • common sense
  • innate common sense
  • intellectual gifts
  • nous
  • senses
  • wits
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How to use faculties in a sentence

The evening previous to his death he was walking about the farm, in the full possession of all his faculties of mind and body.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
HE ordered a lunch which he thought the girl would like, with wine to revive the faculties that he knew must be failing.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The sharpened faculties have something of a lawyer's quickness in detecting a flaw in the indictment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
But the continual drafts had kept ever in advance of the receipts, draining the exchequer—crippling its faculties.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The words were a talisman on the benumbed faculties of Louis; he hastened forward, and threw himself into the carriage.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It was to me a new birth of faculties that resembled a new sense of being, a buoyant and elastic lightness of feelings and frame.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He is of so excitable a constitution, that his faculties being so far confused is the best thing, perhaps, that could be.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Let us compassionate the critic whose well-trained faculties are thus wasted!
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
My claim is that ideas relating to spiritual things must be weighed by the same faculties as ideas relating to material things.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It was an acid test of his sanity and he knew as he worked that his reasoning faculties at least had suffered no impairment.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FACULTIES

  • common sense
  • faculties
  • innate common sense
  • intellectual gifts
  • nous
  • senses
  • wits
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.