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Synonyms for sensitivity
ˌsɛn sɪˈtɪv ɪ ti

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  1. sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility(noun)

    (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation

    "sensitivity to pain"

    Synonyms:
    sensibility, sensitiveness, aesthesia, esthesia, predisposition

    Antonyms:
    insensitiveness, insensitivity

  2. sensitivity, sensitiveness(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    sensibility, sensitiveness, predisposition

    Antonyms:
    insensitiveness, insensitivity

  3. sensitivity, sensitiveness(noun)

    sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)

    Synonyms:
    sensibility, sensitiveness, predisposition

    Antonyms:
    insensitiveness, insensitivity

  4. sensitivity, predisposition(noun)

    susceptibility to a pathogen

    Synonyms:
    sensibility, sensitiveness, predisposition

    Antonyms:
    insensitiveness, insensitivity

  5. sensitivity, sensitiveness(noun)

    the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

    Synonyms:
    sensibility, sensitiveness, predisposition

    Antonyms:
    insensitivity, insensitiveness

How to pronounce sensitivity?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say sensitivity in sign language?

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How to use sensitivity in a sentence?

  1. The Pope:

    Those who lose their inner serenity, their vivacity and audacity, to hide behind their papers, becoming like procedural machines rather than men of God. This is dangerous to lose human sensitivity, so necessary in order to cry with those who cry and enjoy with those who enjoy.

  2. Samir Gupta:

    Our suspicion is that patients selecting colonoscopy often do so because they value its high sensitivity for polyps and cancer, and don’t mind the invasiveness and inconvenience, and that patients selecting stool blood tests often do so because the test is more convenient.

  3. Glastonbury State Representative Prasad Srinivasan:

    Our sensitivity on this important issue has been addressed and I am looking forward to the early release of their renamed and re-branded product.

  4. Bishop Edward Burns:

    With the utmost sensitivity to victims, I have pledged to continue efforts of transparency and need to make you aware of this atrocious and sad event.

  5. Alessio Fasano:

    You can't necessarily say that (gluten) sensitivity is more frequent among African-Americans because of this – that would be a stretch.


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