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Examples of sensibility in a Sentence
The writer is remembered most for his sensibility.
She's a woman of poetic sensibility.
Recent Examples of sensibility from the Web
Logan Lucky Steven Soderbergh turns his highly-attuned heist movie sensibilities to a more... makeshift group than Danny Ocean's ever-inflating roster.
The sensibility is an acute understanding of what makes soccer the one true international sport, and what makes Miami so ripe to give it a group hug.
The prose helps, too; Maya’s voice is both specific and stripped-down, well suited to her scientific sensibility.
That sensibility was evident in the FBI’s recent case against Razhden Shulaya.
Each of your films has a distinct aesthetic sensibility while feeling like part of a continuous body of work.
The civil rights era was winding down, but a black pride sensibility was on the rise, and the women’s movement was in the streets and gaining strength.
But the overall sensibility is Anderson’s eccentric own: Every pile of trash is placed with immaculate precision, discarded sake bottles catch the light like gemstones, and rivers of waste flow gloriously.
The house is full of books and literary references are strewn about like confetti, but the overriding sensibility is more decorative than dramatic — Merchant-Ivory for the age of Instagram.
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SENSIBILITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sensibility for English Language Learners
: the kinds of feelings that you have when you hear, see, read, or think about something
: the kinds of feelings that a certain type of person tends to have
: the ability to feel and understand emotions
SENSIBILITY Defined for Kids
Definition of sensibility for Students
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