What does the word sensibility mean?

Usage examples for sensibility

  1. He looked in my face with an air of great kindness, and expressed his concern at seeing me look so ill, with his accustomed sensibility.... – Robert Burns by Principal Shairp
  2. His own elevation of character, and his profound sensibility, aided him in acting upon the feelings of others through the medium of the pencil. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  3. A refinement of sensibility in Mr. Flam, which I might almost denominate fastidious, has also operated with him to require the education of his daughters to be conducted under his own roof. – Quodlibet by John P. Kennedy