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English noun: sensitiveness

1. sensitiveness (feeling) sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)


Synonymssensitivity


Broader (hypernym)feeling


Narrower (hyponym)feelings, oversensitiveness, sensibility


Attributeinsensitive, sensitive

2. sensitiveness (cognition) (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation


SamplesSensitivity to pain.


Synonymssensibility, sensitivity


Broader (hypernym)sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency


Narrower (hyponym)acuteness, exteroception, hypersensitivity, interoception, photosensitivity, radiosensitivity, reactivity, responsiveness


Domain categoryphysiology

3. sensitiveness (attribute) the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences


SamplesA galvanometer of extreme sensitivity.
The sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth.


Synonymssensitivity


Broader (hypernym)physical property


Narrower (hyponym)frequency response


Attributeinsensitive, sensitive

4. sensitiveness (attribute) the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment


Synonymssensitivity


Broader (hypernym)ability


Narrower (hyponym)antenna, defensiveness, feeler, perceptiveness


Antonymsinsensitiveness, insensitivity









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