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- 1. sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility, sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty
- usage: (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
- 2. sensitivity, sensitiveness, physical property
- usage: 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"
- 3. sensitivity, sensitiveness, feeling
- usage: sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
- 4. sensitivity, predisposition, susceptibility, susceptibleness
- usage: susceptibility to a pathogen
- 5. sensitivity, sensitiveness, ability
- usage: the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
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