Definitions for sensitivityˌsɛn sɪˈtɪv ɪ ti
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sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility(noun)
(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
"sensitivity to pain"
the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
"a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"; "the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth"
sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
susceptibility to a pathogen
the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
The quality of being sensitive
The ability of an organism or organ to respond to external stimuli
The proportion of individuals in a population that will be correctly identified in a binary classification test.
The degree of response of an instrument to a change in an input signal.
The degree of response of a film etc. to light of a specified wavelength.
the quality or state of being sensitive; -- used chiefly in science and the arts; as, the sensitivity of iodized silver
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This is showing no sensitivity to the family of Freddie Gray.
There was a sweet innocence about this child, there was a sensitivity to her.
Their world is primarily olfactory, the sensitivity is recognized as being unparalleled.
He's brought new wisdom, new experience, a new sensitivity to the role that he is reprising of himself.
Regardless of your views on LGBT people, LGBT people exist, it should be mandatory from a sensitivity perspective.
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