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sensibility 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌsensəˈbilitē/,
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The ability to appreciate and respond to complex emotional or aesthetic influences; sensitivity,
  1. The ability to appreciate and respond to complex emotional or aesthetic influences; sensitivity
    • - the study of literature leads to a growth of intelligence and sensibility
  2. A person's delicate sensitivity that makes them readily offended or shocked
    • - the scale of the poverty revealed by the survey shocked people's sensibilities
  3. Sensitivity to sensory stimuli


  1. mental responsiveness and awareness
  2. refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions; "cruelty offended his sensibility"
  3. sensitivity: (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
  4. Sensibility refers to an acute perception of or responsiveness toward something, such as the emotions of another. This concept emerged in eighteenth-century Britain, and was closely associated with studies of sense perception as the means through which knowledge is gathered. ...
  5. The ability to sense, feel or perceive; especially to be sensitive to the feelings of another; An acute awareness or feeling
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  7. the faculty concerned with passively receiving objects. This is accomplished primarily in the form of physical and mental sensations (via 'outer sense' and 'inner sense', respectively). ...
  8. somnambulism . . . spiritualism . . .sublime . . . succubus . . . supernatural gadgetry . . . superstition . . . Unheimlich. . .
  9. Physiological ability to perceive different stimuli using the sense organs. (General description for sensitivity/susceptibility to stimuli).
  10. the capacity to acquire representations through the way in which we are affected by objects.