Definitions For Sensitivity


  • The ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
  • The ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
  • (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
  • Sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
  • Susceptibility to a pathogen
  • The tendency to become upset about things that are done to you, are said about you, or relate to you
  • The tendency to cause people to be upset
  • An awareness and understanding of the feelings of other people

Is Sensitivity a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Sensitivity is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sensitivity in a Sentence

  • I was surprised by her extreme sensitivity about even the smallest suggestions that we made.
  • This is a matter of great political sensitivity.
  • He handled the situation with great sensitivity.

Synonyms for Sensitivity

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