Definition of 'sensitivity'
Example sentences containing 'sensitivity'
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There is growing sensitivity on this issue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is often accompanied by extreme light sensitivity and nausea. 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 light sensitivity they were suffering two weeks ago has almost disappeared. The Sun (2008)He has a particular sensitivity about that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Such bodily sensitivity to light and shade is what makes a great dancer. 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)How about them showing sensitivity to people who don't want to eat halal food? The Sun (2014)Hence the rally was carefully choreographed so as not to upset Catalan sensitivities. 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)Explain that a wig is a good idea for the sake of other people 's sensitivities. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Of course, there is also a particular sensitivity regarding her daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There's a moral sensitivity issue here in respect to this individual. The Sun (2008)
Synonyms of 'sensitivity'
susceptibility, responsiveness, reactivity, receptiveness
touchiness, defensiveness, thin skin, hypersensitivity
responsiveness, precision, keenness, acuteness
Trends of 'sensitivity'
Very Common. sensitivity is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of sensitivity from the Collins English Dictionary
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