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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sen·si·bil·i·ty n.; pl. Sensibilities
 1. Physiol. The quality or state of being sensible, or capable of sensation; capacity to feel or perceive.
 2. The capacity of emotion or feeling, as distinguished from the intellect and the will; peculiar susceptibility of impression, pleasurable or painful; delicacy of feeling; quick emotion or sympathy; as, sensibility to pleasure or pain; sensibility to shame or praise; exquisite sensibility; -- often used in the plural. Sensibilities so fine!”
    The true lawgiver ought to have a heart full of sensibility.   --Burke.
    His sensibilities seem rather to have been those of patriotism than of wounded pride.   --Marshall.
 3. Experience of sensation; actual feeling.
    This adds greatly to my sensibility.   --Burke.
 4. That quality of an instrument which makes it indicate very slight changes of condition; delicacy; as, the sensibility of a balance, or of a thermometer.
 Syn: -- Taste; susceptibility; feeling. See Taste.