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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The way that someone reacts to particular subjects or types of behaviour. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; Mental responsiveness and awareness; Refined awareness to pleasurable or painful impressions.

Usage examples (38)
  • But even more exciting was the poetic sensibility that colored every action.
  • Cruelty offended his sensibility
  • To qualify the term sensibility with any adjective inevitably means losing the denotation that sensible things can be the road to meaning.
  • What a charm, my dear Lucy, is there in sensibility! for more
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