HyperDic: sensitivity

English > 5 senses of the word sensitivity:
NOUNcognitionsensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli
attributesensitivity, sensitivenessthe ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
feelingsensitivity, sensitivenesssensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
statesensitivity, predispositionsusceptibility to a pathogen
attributesensitivity, sensitivenessthe ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
sensitivity > pronunciation
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English > sensitivity: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation.
Example"sensitivity to pain"
Synonymssensitiveness, sensibility
CategoryphysiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
NarroweracutenessA sensitivity that is keen and highly developed
exteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
hypersensitivityextreme / extreme sensitivity
interoceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
photosensitivity, radiosensitivitysensitivity to the action of radiant energy
responsiveness, reactivityResponsive to stimulation
Broadersense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory facultyThe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
Spanishdelicadeza, receptividad, sensatez, sensibilidad
Catalansensibilitat, sensitivitat
Adjectivessensitiveresponsive to physical stimuli
sensitivehurting
English > sensitivity: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences.
Example"a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"
Synonymsensitiveness
Attributesinsensitivenot responsive to physical stimuli
sensitiveResponsive to physical stimuli
Narrowerfrequency response(electronics) a curve representing the output-to-input ratio of a transducer as a function of frequency
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishsensibilidad
Catalansensibilitat
English > sensitivity: 5 senses > noun 3, feeling
Meaningsensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others).
Synonymsensitiveness
AttributesinsensitiveDeficient in human sensibility
sensitiveSusceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others
Narrowerfeelingsemotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
oversensitivenesssensitivity leading to easy irritation or upset
sensibilityrefined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishsensibilidad
Catalansensibilitat, sensitivitat
Adjectivessensitivebeing susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others
English > sensitivity: 5 senses > noun 4, state
Meaningsusceptibility to a pathogen.
Synonympredisposition
Attributesdesensitizing, desensitisingmaking less susceptible or sensitive / sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli
sensitizing, sensitisingmaking susceptible or sensitive / sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli
NarrowerdiathesisConstitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
habitusperson's predisposition to be affected by something (as a disease)
hypersensitivitypathological sensitivity
sensitization, sensitisationThe state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
Broadersusceptibility, susceptiblenessThe state of being susceptible
Spanishpredisposición, sensibilidad
Catalanpredisposició, sensibilitat
English > sensitivity: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment.
Synonymsensitiveness
Narrowerantenna, feelersensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
defensivenessexcessive sensitivity to criticism
perceptivenessThe quality of insight and sympathetic understanding
BroaderabilityThe quality of being able to perform
Oppositeinsensitivity, insensitivenessThe inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
Spanishempatía, sensibilidad
Catalansensibilitat
Adjectivessensitivebeing susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others

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