Definition of 'sensitivity'
Example sentences containing 'sensitivity'
There is growing sensitivity on this issue.Times, Sunday Times (2008) M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)
Is there some sort of particular sensitivity here?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The reason party fundraising remains an issue of such sensitivity is that voters themselves have conflicting views.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2008)
He has a particular sensitivity about that.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
It may have to do with our sensitivity to light.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
And people with sensitivity to light tend to wear dark glasses.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In policy fields such as these there is a particular sensitivity when information is the product in question.Television - policy and culture (1990)
They need to listen to what the victims are telling them and pay less heed to cultural sensitivity issues.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Perhaps one of the most surprising aspects of this gas problem is the incredible sensitivity of some people to its presence.An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)
One is the diplomatic sensitivity about upsetting Japan after the worst earthquake and tsunami in its history.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He had real sensitivity to other people 's feelings.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This may widely be dismissed as a petulant spat but it raises significant issues about the sensitivities inherent in coverage of this sport.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2008)
Synonyms of 'sensitivity'
susceptibility, responsiveness, reactivity, receptiveness
touchiness, defensiveness, thin skin, hypersensitivity
responsiveness, precision, keenness, acuteness
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Definition of sensitivity from the Collins English Dictionary