sensibility

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French sensibilité, from Latin sēnsibilitās

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛnsɪˈbɪlɪti/

Noun[edit]

sensibility (plural sensibilities)

  1. The ability to sense, feel or perceive; especially to be sensitive to the feelings of another.
    I think sensibility is important in a relationship.
  2. (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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