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Sen·si·tiv·i·ty n.

pl. sen·si·tiv·i·ties

  1. The quality or condition of being sensitive.

  2. The capacity of an organ or organism to respond to stimulation.

  3. Electronics The degree of response of a receiver or instrument to an incoming signal or to a change in the incoming signal; the signal strength required by an FM tuner to reduce noise and distortion.

  4. The degree of response of a plate or film to light, especially to light of a specified wavelength.

Sen·si·bil·i·ty n.

pl. sen·si·bil·i·ties

  1. The ability to feel or perceive.

a. Keen intellectual perception: the sensibility of a painter to color.
b. Mental or emotional responsiveness toward something, such as the feelings of another.

  1. Receptiveness to impression, whether pleasant or unpleasant; acuteness of feeling. Often used in the plural: “The sufferings of the Cuban people shocked our sensibilities” (George F. Kennan).

  2. Refined awareness and appreciation in matters of feeling.

  3. The quality of being affected by changes in the environment.

Sensuality n

pl sensualities

  1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Physiology) the quality or state of being sensual
  2. excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures

Sensualist n

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