how to pronounce sensibility


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the above transcription of sensibility is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sensibility is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of sensibility in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… exquisite sensibility another the …”

meanings of sensibility


  1. The capacity to be perceived by the senses.
  2. Emotional or artistic awareness; keen sensitivity to matters of feeling or creative expression.
  3. The ability to sense, feel or perceive; responsiveness to sensory stimuli; sensitivity.
  4. An acute awareness or feeling.
  5. Excessive emotional awareness; the fact or quality of being overemotional.

sensibility frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sensibility occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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