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sen suh tiv nuhs

  • n  sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
  • n  (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
  • n  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
  • n  the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

  • I had very little sensitiveness to human beings, very little humility before the realities of this world.
  • The playing of Verdi has a vigor, sensitiveness and brilliance which only Toscanini himself, in performances untroubled by the interruptions necessary to his new medium, could .
  • That sensitiveness, in turn, his intimates say, helps explain his Darlanesque "expediency" dealings.

  • Rais Yatim in Seattle Times
    Portraying Islam as a religion advocating extremism is not only misleading and erroneous but also blatant disregard and utter disrespect for Islam and the sensitiveness of the Muslim world,Foreign Minister Rais Yatim said in the statement.
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Frontline
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his country's Parliament that "even despots, gangsters and pirates have specific sensitiveness", unlike the present Israeli government, which he said, "has made lying its state policy and does...
  • Li Zhaoxing in Seattle Times
    Li told Fargo that was the only way to maintain "steady development" of US-Chinese relations and that the United States must "clearly understand the seriousness and sensitiveness of the Taiwan situation."

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