To become reasonable, comprehending, or responsible, especially after having behaved in an unreasonable, uncomprehending, or irresponsible manner.

Dick had not been altogether in his right senses. . . . He found his mother weeping as though her heart would break; whereat his own heart smote him so that he came to his senses there and then, and knelt in humility and shame at her feet.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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come to one's sensesTo reawaken after having lost consciousness.
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