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sensibility

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    the ability to perceive or feel  
2    often pl   the capacity for responding to emotion, impression, etc.  
3    often pl   the capacity for responding to aesthetic stimuli  
4    mental responsiveness; discernment; awareness  
5    usually pl   emotional or moral feelings  
cruelty offends most people's sensibilities     
6    the condition of a plant of being susceptible to external influences, esp. attack by parasites  
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sensibility

  
1    responsiveness, sensitiveness, sensitivity, susceptibility  
2      (often plural)    emotions, feelings, moral sense, sentiments, susceptibilities  
3    appreciation, awareness, delicacy, discernment, insight, intuition, perceptiveness, taste  
  
Antonyms     
   deadness, insensibility, insensitivity, lack of awareness, numbness, unconsciousness, unperceptiveness, unresponsiveness  

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