Synonyms of 'sensitivity'
1 susceptibilityDictionary, responsiveness, reactivity
the sensitivity of cells to chemotherapy
She has difficulty dining out because of her susceptibility to smells.
2 considerationDictionary, feeling, understanding
concern and sensitivity for each other's feelings
Show consideration for other rail travellers.
He felt a rush of feeling for the woman.
We would like to thank them for their patience and understanding.
He's shown considerable delicacy and tact.
the king's empathy with the suffering of his people
Her tact and intuition never failed.
3 delicacyDictionary, difficulty, awkwardness
the obvious sensitivity of the issue
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Everything he writes demonstrates the acuteness of his intelligence.
It was a moment of some awkwardness in our relationship.
Thesaurus for sensitivity from the Collins English Thesaurus
the state or quality of being sensitive