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English noun: sensibility

1. sensibility (cognition) mental responsiveness and awareness


Synonymsaesthesia, esthesia


Broader (hypernym)consciousness


Antonymsinsensibility

2. sensibility (feeling) refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions


SamplesCruelty offended his sensibility.


Broader (hypernym)sensitiveness, sensitivity


Narrower (hyponym)insight, perceptiveness, perceptivity, sensuousness

3. sensibility (cognition) (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation


SamplesSensitivity to pain.


Synonymssensitiveness, sensitivity


Broader (hypernym)sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency


Narrower (hyponym)acuteness, exteroception, hypersensitivity, interoception, photosensitivity, radiosensitivity, reactivity, responsiveness


Domain categoryphysiology









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