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sensitivity

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sensitivity/ˌsɛnsəˈtɪvəti/noun
pluralsensitivities
sensitivity
/ˌsɛnsəˈtɪvəti/
noun
pluralsensitivities
Learner's definition of SENSITIVITY  
: the tendency to become upset about things that are done to you, are said about you, or relate to you
[noncount]
— often + to
[count]
   b  [noncount]  : the tendency to cause people to be upset
: an awareness and understanding of the feelings of other people
[noncount]
[singular]
— often + to
   b  : an awareness of the details or qualities of something — often + to
: the quality of being easily affected by something in a bad or unpleasant way
[noncount]
[count]
— often + to
[singular]  : the ability to express your thoughts and feelings through writing, music, etc.
[noncount]  : the quality of needing to be handled in a careful or secret way
[noncount]technical  : the ability of a device to sense very small changes in something
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