Sensitivity Definition

sĕnsĭ-tĭvĭ-tē
sensitivities
noun
sensitivities
The condition or quality of being sensitive.
Webster's New World
The capacity to respond to changes in the environment.
American Heritage
The degree of response of a receiver or instrument to an incoming signal or to a change in the incoming signal, as in FM radio.
American Heritage
The degree of response to light, especially to light of a specified wavelength, as in photographic film.
American Heritage
The proportion of individuals in a population with a particular disease or condition that are correctly identified when administered a test for that disease or condition.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Sensitivity

Noun

Singular:
sensitivity
Plural:
sensitivities

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