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Definition of Sensitiveness


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

2. sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility ((physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation) "sensitivity to pain"

3. sensitivity, sensitiveness (the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences) "a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"; "the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth"

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

Adjectives for Sensitiveness

astonishing; pardonable; quivering; morbid; abnormal; fantastic; artistic; overstrained; excessive; infinite; unnatural; emotional; perilous; womanly; feverish.

Verbs for Sensitiveness

dull—; lack—; sharpen—; —pains; —pierces; —prompts; —shocks; —varies; —wrings.

See also

feeling, emotion, pain.