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  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 sensibility — The consciousness of sensation; the capability of perceiving sensible stimuli. [L. sensibilitas] articular s. appreciation of sensation in joint surfaces. SYN: arthresthesia, joint sense. bone s. SYN: pallesthesia …

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  • 4 sensibility — n. the ability to be affected by, and respond to, changes in the surroundings (see stimulus). Sensibility is a characteristic of cells of the nervous system …

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  • 5 sensibility — sen•si•bil•i•ty [[t]ˌsɛn səˈbɪl ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) capacity for feeling; responsiveness to sensory stimuli 2) mental susceptibility or responsiveness 3) Often, sensibilities. acute capacity to respond to blame or praise 4) Often,… …

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  • 6 sensibility — /sɛnsəˈbɪləti / (say sensuh biluhtee) noun (plural sensibilities) 1. capacity for sensation or feeling; responsiveness to sensory stimuli. 2. mental susceptibility or responsiveness; quickness and acuteness of apprehension or feeling. 3. keen… …

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  • 7 sentimentalism — n. Sentimentality, affectation of sentiment, affected sensibility …

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  • 8 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 9 Critique of Pure Reason — Part of a series on Immanuel …

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  • 10 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 11 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 12 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 13 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 14 Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman — …

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  • 15 ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 16 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 17 syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …

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  • 18 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 19 children's literature — Body of written works produced to entertain or instruct young people. The genre encompasses a wide range of works, including acknowledged classics of world literature, picture books and easy to read stories, and fairy tales, lullabies, fables,… …

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  • 20 Hypnotism — • The nervous sleep, induced by artificial and external means, which has been made the subject of experiment and methodical study by men of science, physicians or physiologists Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hypnotism     Hypn …

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