sensitivity Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “sensitivity” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "sensitivity" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations


uk   /ˌsen.sɪˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/  us   /-səˈtɪv.ə.t̬i/ (also sensitiveness )

sensitivity noun (KINDNESS)

C1 [C or U] an ​ability to ​understand what other ​people need, and be ​helpful and ​kind to them: The ​policeshowedcommendable sensitivity in ​theirhandling of the ​case.

sensitivity noun (UPSETTING)

C1 [U or C usually pl] the ​quality of being ​easilyupset by the things ​people say or do, or ​causingpeople to be ​upset, ​embarrassed, or ​angry: I should have ​warned you about her sensitivity to ​criticism. [U] the ​fact of a ​situation, ​subject, etc. ​needing to be ​dealt with ​carefully in ​order to ​avoidupsettingpeople: Such is the sensitivity of the ​information that only two ​people are ​allowed to ​know it.

sensitivity noun (REACTING EASILY)

[U or C] having a ​strongphysicalreaction to something: One of the ​sideeffects of the ​drug is an ​increased sensitivity tosunlight. [U] the ​ability to ​recordsmallchanges in ​weight, ​temperature, etc.: The sensitivity of the ​machineprovides us with ​extremelyaccuratedata.
(Definition of sensitivity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "sensitivity" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations


 us   /ˌsen·səˈtɪv·ɪ·t̬i/

sensitivity noun (TENDENCY TO BE UPSET)

[U/C] the ​tendency to ​becomeupset about things: [U] He didn’t ​want to say anything because of Susan's sensitivity. [C] He ​tried to ​avoidoffendingtheir sensitivities.

sensitivity noun (PHYSICAL REACTION)

[C/U] (also sensitiveness,  /ˈsen·sət̬·ɪv·nəs/ ) the ​quality of being ​easilyinfluenced, ​changed, or ​damaged, esp. by a ​physicalactivity or ​effect: [C] Many ​people have ​food sensitivities or ​allergies.

sensitivity noun (CAREFUL TREATMENT)

[U] the ​quality of ​needing to be ​treated with ​care or ​secrecy: This ​issueneeds to be ​approached with ​special sensitivity.

sensitivity noun (UNDERSTANDING)

[U] an ​awareness and ​understanding, esp. of other people's ​feelings and ​needs: A good ​teacher has ​enthusiasm, ​intelligence, and sensitivity to ​students’ ​needs.
(Definition of sensitivity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "sensitivity" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

sensitivitynoun [U]

uk   us   /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 ​keptsecret: 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.
(Definition of sensitivity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “sensitivity”
en árabe حَساسِيّة…
en coreano 예민함, 민감함…
en portugués sensibilidade…
en catalán sensibilitat, susceptibilitat…
en japonés 繊細さ, 敏感さ…
en chino (simplificado) 和善, 善解人意的, 体贴的…
en chino (tradicionál) 和善, 善解人意的, 體貼的…
en italiano sensibilità…
Más sobre la pronunciación de sensitivity
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día


to give someone knowledge or to train someone; to instruct

Palabra del día

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Aprende más 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Aprende más