Sensibility

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Sensibility->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sensibility
sensibility
sensibleness
sensitiveness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ moral sensibility
moral sensibility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ impressibility
impressibility
affectibility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ susceptibleness
susceptibleness
susceptibility
susceptivity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mobility
mobility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vivacity
vivacity
vivaciousness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tenderness
tenderness
softness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sentimental
sentimental
sentimentality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sentimentalism
sentimentalism
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ excitability
excitability
&c. 825
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fastidiousness
fastidiousness
&c. 868
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ physical sensibility
physical sensibility
&c. 375
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sore point
sore point
sore place
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ where the shoe pinches
where the shoe pinches
PARAG:Sensibility->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be sensible
be sensible
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have a tender heart
have a tender heart
have a warm heart
have a sensitive heart
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take to heart
take to heart
treasure up in the heart
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shrink
shrink
=>die of a rose in aromatic pain
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ die of a rose in aromatic pain
die of a rose in aromatic pain
=>(Pope)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ touch to the quick
touch to the quick
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ touch on the raw
touch on the raw
PARAG:Sensibility->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sensible
sensible
sensitive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ impressible
impressible
impressionable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ susceptive
susceptive
susceptible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ alive to
alive to
impassionable
gushing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ warm hearted
warm hearted
tender hearted
soft hearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tender as a chicken
tender as a chicken
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ soft
soft
sentimental
romantic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ enthusiastic
enthusiastic
highflying
spirited
mettlesome
vivacious
lively
expressive
mobile
tremblingly alive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ excitable
excitable
&c. 825
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oversensitive
oversensitive
without skin
thin-skinned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fastidious
fastidious
&c. 868
PARAG:Sensibility->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ sensibly
sensibly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to the quick
to the quick
to the inmost core

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • Sensibility — Sen si*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Sensibilities}. [Cf. F. sensibilit[ e], LL. sensibilitas.] 1. (Physiol.) The quality or state of being sensible, or capable of sensation; capacity to feel or perceive. [1913 Webster] 2. The capacity of emotion or feeling …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sensibility — I noun acuteness, affectibility, alertness, appreciation, attentiveness, awareness, comprehension, consciousness, delicacy, delicacy of feeling, discernment, discrimination, emotion, feeling, fineness, impressibility, judgment, keenness,… …   Law dictionary

  • sensibility — late 14c., “capability of being perceived by the senses,” from L. sensibilitas, from sensibilis (see SENSIBLE (Cf. sensible)). Rarely recorded until the emergence of the meaning “emotional consciousness, capacity for refined emotion”… …   Etymology dictionary

  • sensibility — feeling, sense, *sensation Analogous words: perception, *discernment, penetration, discrimination, insight: sensitiveness, susceptibility (see corresponding adjectives at LIABLE): emotion, *feeling, affection …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sensibility — [n] responsiveness; ability to feel affection, appreciation, awareness, discernment, emotion, feeling, gut reaction*, heart*, insight, intuition, judgment, keenness, perceptiveness, rationale, sensation, sense, sensitiveness, sensitivity,… …   New thesaurus

  • sensibility — ► NOUN (pl. sensibilities) 1) the ability to appreciate and respond to complex emotional or aesthetic influences. 2) (sensibilities) the tendency to be easily offended of shocked …   English terms dictionary

  • sensibility — [sen΄sə bil′ə tē] n. pl. sensibilities [ME < MFr < LL sensibilitas < L sensibilis: see SENSIBLE] 1. the capacity for physical sensation; power of responding to stimuli; ability to feel 2. [often pl.] a) the capacity for being affected… …   English World dictionary

  • sensibility — [[t]se̱nsɪbɪ̱lɪti[/t]] sensibilities 1) N UNCOUNT: usu supp N Sensibility is the ability to experience deep feelings. Everything he writes demonstrates the depth of his sensibility. ...a man of sensibility. 2) N VAR: usu poss N Someone s… …   English dictionary

  • sensibility — /sen seuh bil i tee/, n., pl. sensibilities. 1. capacity for sensation or feeling; responsiveness or susceptibility to sensory stimuli. 2. mental susceptibility or responsiveness; quickness and acuteness of apprehension or feeling. 3. keen… …   Universalium

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