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Sensibility

Sen`si`bil´i`ty
n.1.(Physiol.) The quality or state of being sensible, or capable of sensation; capacity to feel or perceive.
2.The capacity of emotion or feeling, as distinguished from the intellect and the will; peculiar susceptibility of impression, pleasurable or painful; delicacy of feeling; quick emotion or sympathy; as, sensibility to pleasure or pain; sensibility to shame or praise; exquisite sensibility; - often used in the plural.
The true lawgiver ought to have a heart full of sensibility.
- Burke.
3.Experience of sensation; actual feeling.
This adds greatly to my sensibility.
- Burke.
4.That quality of an instrument which makes it indicate very slight changes of condition; delicacy; as, the sensibility of a balance, or of a thermometer.
Noun1.sensibility - mental responsiveness and awareness
Antonyms:
insensibility - a lack of sensibility
2.sensibility - refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions; "cruelty offended his sensibility"
3.sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; "sensitivity to pain"
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