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  Words related to sensitivity

Related / Similar Words: sensitiveness, sensibility, predisposition

 

Definition:
  • the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment;
  • the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences; "a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity";
  • (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; "sensitivity to pain";
  • sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others);
  • susceptibility to a pathogen;

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    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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