sensibility Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sensibility" in British English

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sensibilitynoun

uk   /ˌsen.sɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-səˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
C2 [U] an ​understanding of or ​ability to ​decide about what is good or ​valuable, ​especially in ​connection with ​artistic or ​socialactivities: literary/​musical/​artistic/​theatrical/​aesthetic sensibility The ​author has ​applied amodern sensibility (= way of ​understanding things) to the ​socialideals of an ​earlierage.sensibilities [plural] feelings: In a ​multiculturalsociety we need to show ​respect for the sensibilities ofothers.
(Definition of sensibility from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sensibilitynoun

 us   /ˌsen·səˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​ability to ​feel and ​react to something: [U] Those ​attitudes are ​offensive to the ​modern sensibility. [pl] He ​launched a ​crusade against ​publiclyfundedart that ​offended his ​moral sensibilities.
(Definition of sensibility from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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