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  Definition of sensitivity
  1. the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
  2. the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences; "a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"
  3. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; "sensitivity to pain"
  4. sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
  5. susceptibility to a pathogen
Similar Words: sensitiveness, sensibility, predisposition

 

Hyponyms: antenna, feeler, defensiveness, perceptiveness, frequency response, hypersensitivity, responsiveness, reactivity, exteroception, interoception, photosensitivity, radiosensitivity, oversensitiveness, sensibility, feelings, habitus, sensitization, sensitisation, diathesis

 

Attributes: sensitive, insensitive, sensitizing, sensitising, desensitizing, desensitising

 

 
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