Definition of sensibility:
- Experience of sensation; actual feeling.
- 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.
- 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 quality or state of being sensible, or capable of sensation; capacity to feel or perceive.
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- "The House of a Thousand Candles", Meredith Nicholson.
- "The Turnstile", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
I lose myself in wonder at the loose ways, the strange process of waste, through which nature and fortune may deal on occasion with those whose faculty for application is all and only in their imagination and their sensibility.- "A Small Boy and Others", Henry James.