Synonyms for sensitivity

Synonyms for (noun) sensitivity

Synonyms: sensitiveness, sensitivity

Definition: the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

Similar words: ability

Definition: the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment


Synonyms: sensitiveness, sensitivity

Definition: the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences

Usage: a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity; the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

Similar words: physical property

Definition: any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions


Synonyms: sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity

Definition: (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation

Usage: sensitivity to pain

Similar words: sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency

Definition: the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

Usage: in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing


Synonyms: sensitiveness, sensitivity

Definition: sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual


Synonyms: predisposition, sensitivity

Definition: susceptibility to a pathogen

Similar words: susceptibility, susceptibleness

Definition: the state of being susceptible; easily affected