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  • n. Plural form of sensibility.


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  • What would bother me is if the movie asks us to identify with Spock the lonely outsider's self-pity, a real possibility considering the differences in sensibilities between the time when the original series was produced and now.

    Lance Mannion:

  • I wonder if this is Mariah refining The-Dream and Tricky's wilder sensibilities from a banging track to a Mimi showcase.

    Not quite

  • I was grateful that you mentioned that certain content which can offend political, racial and cultural sensibilities is avoided by publishers (as it should be) and may ‘incur the wrath of government watchdogs.’

    T is for Taboo « An A-Z of ELT

  • Cassandra, as a 5-year-old girl with certain sensibilities, has a soft spot for dolls, ponies, stuffed animals and "- sets" (tea-sets, play-sets, picnic-sets, etc. -sets).

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • If this has gone unchallenged since the 1930s then removing the cross may cause more commotion than leaving it — and avoiding the agitation of religious sensibilities is one of the core policies of the Establishment Clause, as I understand it.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Cross Memorials on Government Land

  • But when it's the sole story-telling medium, as here, I also think it has a slight distancing effect on the reader, robbing the action of some immediacy and urgency, which for modern sensibilities is perhaps not ideal when dealing with such dramatic events.

    Brian Ruckley - News & Views

  • In the early seventeenth century it appeared in an Italian translation that reflected certain Italian sensibilities and was republished a number of times with emendations.

    Seder Mitzvot Nashim.

  • Imagine my shock when I not only got that but a porno movie that, in its hardcore sensibilities, is also fairly coherent, that sought-after and rarely experienced quality in porn.

    Broken (DVD Review) « Skid Roche

  • Some of them are experimental — they chart a shift in sensibilities and aesthetics.

    Poetry Terrors : Kwame Dawes : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • That attitude of hostility to mainstream sensibilities is entrenched within the NEA and its logrolling “peer review” panels.

    The radical culture of offense « BuzzMachine


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