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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsensibilitysen‧si‧bil‧i‧ty /ˌsensəˈbɪləti/ noun (plural sensibilities)  1 [countable, uncountable] the way that someone reacts to particular subjects or types of behaviour her religious sensibilitiesoffend/wound somebody’s sensibilities Avoid using words that might offend someone’s racial or moral sensibilities.2 [uncountable]UNDERSTAND the ability to understand feelings, especially those expressed in literature or art the sensibility of the artist
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sensibilityThe important question is not how popular cultural sensibilities shift but why they do.There is the fallible narrator, escaping his past, indulging his dandified sensibilities, inevitably sucked into danger beyond his understanding.From the first moment we spoke I knew you were a girl with great sensibility, and I admire you very much.Correspondence is, for me, a luxury which stirs my sensibilities, especially if it be with an old friend.Trust your own palate and your own sensibility.His secular, rationalist sensibilities created an ideal of liberalism based on the individual pursuit of self-interest.Very few people have the refined sensibility needed to appreciate these paintings.But the anti-army writers also showed a need to appeal to the sensibilities of their Tory allies in Parliament.
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