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Noun: sensitiveness  sen-su-tiv-nus
  1. Responsiveness to emotional feelings (of oneself and others)
    - sensitivity
  2. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    - sensitivity, sensibility
  3. The ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    "the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth";
    - sensitivity
  4. The ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
    - sensitivity

See also: insensitive, sensitive

Type of: ability, feeling, physical property, sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency

Antonym: insensitivity

Encyclopedia: Sensitiveness