Sensibility



noun, plural sensibilities.
1.
capacity for sensation or feeling; responsiveness or susceptibility to sensory stimuli.
2.
mental susceptibility or responsiveness; quickness and acuteness of apprehension or feeling.
3.
keen consciousness or appreciation.
4.
sensibilities, emotional capacities.
5.
Sometimes, sensibilities. liability to feel hurt or offended; sensitive feelings.
6.
Often, sensibilities. capacity for intellectual and aesthetic distinctions, feelings, tastes, etc.:
a man of refined sensibilities.
7.
the property, as in plants or instruments, of being readily affected by external influences.
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the ability to perceive or feel
2.
(often pl) the capacity for responding to emotion, impression, etc
3.
(often pl) the capacity for responding to aesthetic stimuli
4.
mental responsiveness; discernment; awareness
5.
(usually pl) emotional or moral feelings: cruelty offends most people’s sensibilities
6.
the condition of a plant of being susceptible to external influences, esp attack by parasites

sensibility sen·si·bil·i·ty (sěn’sə-bĭl’ĭ-tē)
n.

The ability to perceive stimuli.

Mental or emotional responsiveness toward something, such as the feelings of another.

Receptiveness to impression, whether pleasant or unpleasant; acuteness of feeling.

The quality of being affected by changes in the environment.

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