Sensibility definition

sĕnsə-bĭlĭ-tē
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The capacity to respond intelligently to refined emotions, especially in art.
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The ability to perceive stimuli.

Lost sensibility in a toe.

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The capacity for physical sensation; power of responding to stimuli; ability to feel.
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The ability to sense, feel or perceive; especially to be sensitive to the feelings of another.

'I think sensibility is important in a relationship.'

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The capacity to respond perceptively to intellectual, moral, or aesthetic values; delicate, sensitive awareness or responsiveness.
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The capacity for being affected emotionally or intellectually, whether pleasantly or unpleasantly; receptiveness to impression.
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Liability to be offended, repelled, etc.
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(chiefly in the plural) An acute awareness or feeling.

'I apologize if I offended your sensibilities, but that's the truth of the matter.'

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Sensibility is your sensitivity to stimulus or other things that makes you react in a certain way.

When you are easily offended, this is an example of your sensibility.

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Mental or emotional responsiveness, especially in being offended or in having one's feelings hurt.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sensibility
Plural:
sensibilities