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Noun: sensibility  ,sen-su'bi-li-tee
  1. Mental responsiveness and awareness
    - esthesia [US], aesthesia
  2. Refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
    "cruelty offended his sensibility"
  3. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    "sensibility to pain";
    - sensitivity, sensitiveness

Derived forms: sensibilities

Type of: consciousness, sensation, sense, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency

Antonym: insensibility

Encyclopedia: Sensibility