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1. sensitivity

noun. ['ˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪti'] (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation.

Synonyms

  • sensibility
  • sentiency
  • hypersensitivity
  • photosensitivity
  • radiosensitivity
  • reactivity
  • sensitiveness
  • sentience
  • interoception
  • sense
  • exteroception
  • sensory faculty
  • responsiveness
  • acuteness

Antonyms

  • insentience
  • incognizance
  • unresponsiveness
  • stupidity

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Rhymes with Sensitivity

  • retroactivity
  • subjectivity
  • reflexivity
  • productivity
  • hyperactivity
  • expressivity
  • receptivity
  • objectivity
  • interactivity
  • connectivity
  • inactivity
  • aggressivity
  • passivity
  • activity

Sentences with sensitivity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because of light sensitivity, your dog might be more affected in the summer.

Quotes about sensitivity


1. Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.
- James E. Faust

2. The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

3. I have more awareness of other people and, I hope, more sensitivity to their needs. I also find that I'm more direct and outspoken.
- Christopher Reeve

2. sensitivity

noun. ['ˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪti'] the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences.

Synonyms

  • frequency response
  • sensitiveness
  • physical property
  • insensitive

Antonyms

  • sensitive
  • unconsciousness
  • sentient
  • insentient

3. sensitivity

noun. ['ˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪti'] sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others).

Synonyms

  • sensibility
  • sensitive
  • sensitiveness
  • oversensitiveness
  • insensitive
  • feelings

Antonyms

  • sensitive
  • dullness
  • obtuseness
  • unsusceptible

4. sensitivity

noun. ['ˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪti'] the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment.

Synonyms

  • sensitiveness
  • defensiveness
  • antenna
  • perceptiveness
  • feeler

Antonyms

  • inability
  • unperceptiveness
  • insensitiveness
  • insensibility

5. sensitivity

noun. ['ˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪti'] susceptibility to a pathogen.

Synonyms

  • diathesis
  • predisposition
  • hypersensitivity
  • susceptibleness
  • habitus
  • sensitising
  • desensitising
  • susceptibility
  • sensitization
  • desensitizing
  • sensitisation

Antonyms

  • desensitizing
  • unsusceptibility
  • susceptible
  • sadness
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