Definition of Sensitivenesses
1. sensitiveness [n] - See also: sensitiveness
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Literary usage of Sensitivenesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain (1896)
"She was not solely a saint, an angel, she was a clay-made girl also —as human a girl as any in the world, and full of a human girl's sensitivenesses and ..."
2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"... girl also — as human a girl as any in the world, and full of a human girl's sensitivenesses and ..."
3. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"In the case of the non- astatic galvanometer these sensitivenesses are respectively 80 and 50 for the heavy magnet system, and 800 and 500 for the light one ..."
4. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Elizabeth Bisland, Lafcadio Hearn (1906)
"I inherit certain susceptibilities, weaknesses, sensitivenesses, which render it impossible to adapt myself to the ordinary milieu; I have to make one of my ..."
5. Sermons Preached at Trinity Chapel, Brighton by Frederick William Robertson (1869)
"... physically, certain sensitivenesses to sound and color qualify men to become gifted musicians and painters,— so, spiritually, certain strong original ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Leaves respond in another way to the same influence, placing themselves across the path of the beam of light. Similar sensitivenesses can be demonstrated in ..."