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sensitivity

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌsensɪˈtɪvəti/
the quality of being easily influenced or affected by something: The preference may be for stocks with less interest-rate sensitivity.
the fact of a subject, situation, etc. needing to be dealt with carefully or kept secret: He spoke anonymously because of the sensitivity of the issue.
an ability to understand what other people need, and be helpful to them: As a manager, she handles inter-personal issues with great sensitivity.
Translations of “sensitivity”
in Korean 예민함, 민감함…
in Arabic حَساسِيّة…
in Portuguese sensibilidade…
in Catalan sensibilitat, susceptibilitat…
in Japanese 繊細さ, 敏感さ…
in Italian sensibilità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 和善, 善解人意的, 體貼的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 和善, 善解人意的, 体贴的…
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