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sensitivity

US [ˌsensəˈtɪvəti]
UK [.sensə'tɪvəti]
  • n.敏感性;灵敏度;过敏性;体贴
  • Web敏感度;感光度;灵敏性
Plural Form:sensitivities  
sensitivity
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n.
对他人的感情to people's feelings
1.
[u]
~ (to sth)
体贴;体恤;体察the ability to understand other people's feelings
sensitivity to the needs of children
体察孩子们的需要
She pointed out with tact and sensitivity exactly where he had gone wrong.
她明确指出了他的错误所在,既委婉又体贴。
对艺术╱音乐╱文学to art/music/literature
2.
[u]
敏锐的感觉;悟性the ability to understand art, music and literature and to express yourself through them
She played with great sensitivity.
她的表演很有悟性。
容易生气being easily upset
3.
[u][c][usupl]
容易生气;易被惹恼;敏感a tendency to be easily offended or upset by sth
He's a mixture of anger and sensitivity.
他气量小又太敏感。
She was blind to the feelings and sensitivities of other people.
她无视他人的情感和敏感之处。
信息;话题of information/subject
4.
[u]
敏感性the fact of needing to be treated very carefully because it may offend or upset people
Confidentiality is important because of the sensitivity of the information.
这情报很敏感,务必保密。
对食物、低温、光等to food/cold/light, etc.
5.
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敏感性;过敏性the quality of reacting quickly or more than usual to sth
food sensitivity
食物过敏
allergies and sensitivities
过敏反应
Some children develop a sensitivity to cow's milk.
有的孩子对牛奶过敏。
The eyes of some fish have a greater sensitivity to light than ours do.
有些鱼的眼睛比人类的眼睛对光更敏感。
对细微变化to small changes
6.
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灵敏度the ability to measure very small changes
the sensitivity of the test
测试的灵敏度

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