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sen·si·bil·i·ty

 (sĕn′sə-bĭl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. sen·si·bil·i·ties
1. The ability to perceive stimuli: lost sensibility in a toe.
2. often sensibilities
a. Mental or emotional responsiveness, especially in being offended or in having one's feelings hurt: "The earthy humor of many of the ballads deeply offended her sensibilities" (Anne Stott).
b. The capacity to respond intelligently to refined emotions, especially in art: "They celebrated deeds that fit stereotyped images of noble valor, making the writing flat and tedious to modern sensibilities" (David A. Bell).

sensibility

(ˌsɛnsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Physiology) the ability to perceive or feel
2. (often plural) the capacity for responding to emotion, impression, etc
3. (often plural) the capacity for responding to aesthetic stimuli
4. mental responsiveness; discernment; awareness
5. (usually plural) emotional or moral feelings: cruelty offends most people's sensibilities.
6. (Botany) the condition of a plant of being susceptible to external influences, esp attack by parasites

sen•si•bil•i•ty

(ˌsɛn səˈbɪl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. capacity for feeling; responsiveness to sensory stimuli.
2. mental susceptibility or responsiveness.
3. Often, sensibilities. acute capacity to respond to blame or praise.
4. Often, sensibilities. capacity for intellectual and aesthetic discrimination: a person of refined sensibilities.
5. the property, as in plants or instruments, of being readily affected by external influences.
[1325–75; Middle English sensibilite < Middle French < Late Latin sēnsibilitās]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sensibility - mental responsiveness and awareness
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"
insensibility - a lack of sensibility
2.sensibility - refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions; "cruelty offended his sensibility"
sensitiveness, sensitivity - sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
perceptiveness, perceptivity, insight - a feeling of understanding
sensuousness - a sensuous feeling
3.sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimulisensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
sensory faculty, sentiency, sentience, sense, sensation - the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
acuteness - a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed; "dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell"
hypersensitivity - extreme sensitivity
reactivity, responsiveness - responsive to stimulation
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
interoception - sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
photosensitivity, radiosensitivity - sensitivity to the action of radiant energy
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

sensibility

noun
2. (often plural) feelings, emotions, sentiments, susceptibilities, moral sense The challenge offended their sensibilities.

sensibility

noun
1. The capacity for or an act of responding to a stimulus:
2. The quality or condition of being emotionally and intuitively sensitive:
Translations
شُعور مُرْهَف
senzitivnost
følsomhed
næmi; gott skynbragî
jausmaipajauta
jutīgumssmalka uztveres spēja
senzitívnosť
duyarlıkhassasiyet

sensibility

[ˌsensɪˈbɪlɪtɪ] N
1.sensibilidad f (to a)
2. sensibilitiessusceptibilidad fsing

sensibility

[ˌsɛnsɪˈbɪləti]
n
(= awareness) → sensibilité f sensibilities
nplsensibilités fpl
to offend sb's sensibilities → heurter les sensibilités de qn

sensibility

n (to beauty etc) → Empfindsamkeit f; (= artistic sensibility also)Sensibilität f; (= emotional sensibility, susceptibility to insult)Empfindlichkeit f, → Sensibilität f; sensibilitiesZartgefühl nt

sensibility

[ˌsɛnsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ] n (delicacy of feeling) → sensibilità f inv
b. (sensitivity) → suscettibilità f inv

sensibility

(sensiˈbiləti) noun
an awareness of, or an ability to create, art, literature etc showing very high standards of beauty and good taste. a writer of great sensibility.
ˌsensiˈbilities noun plural
feelings that can be easily hurt by criticism etc. Do try not to offend her sensibilities.

sen·si·bil·i·ty

n sensibilidad, capacidad de recibir sensaciones;
physical ______ fisica.