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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
Books like Tassajara from California’s Zen Mountain Center, Laurel’s Kitchen, and Moosewood Cookbook all shared a common sensibility (and love of tofu) with the Rajneesh recipes.
Niccol has always been skilled at creating futuristic alt-worlds, and the same holds true in Anon, with the film’s austere aesthetic sensibilities and use of existing locations giving it a sense of timelessness.
The ballet foundation of King’s work has always been richly expanded by his contemporary sensibility, and tabla virtuoso Hussain is one of the undisputed masters of contemporary world music.
Beth, who married into the Pearson family, has emerged as a fan favorite with her astute voice-of-reason sensibilities and her resistance to the television trope of being just a wife.
The former Daily Show correspondent brings his dry comic sensibilities and laid-back attitude to Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas, a new HBO late-night show premiering Friday (11:30 ET/PT) that hopes to start a dialogue about policing in America.
Embrace it by celebrating your fiery passions, enterprising sensibilities, and your volatility.
Dustin applies a minimalist sensibility and unique aesthetic to his work, designing with versatility and passion.
From Day One, our campaign has been focused on returning mainstream sensibilities and commonsense problem-solving to state government so that local families benefit rather than narrow ideologies and special interests.
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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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