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Synonyms for sensitivity

Synonyms for sensitivity

the capacity for or an act of responding to a stimulus

the quality or condition of being emotionally and intuitively sensitive

Synonyms for sensitivity

the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences

sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)

the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

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They also show that high sensitivity is advantageous because higher sensitivities give better quantitative resolution for a given amount of measurement error or, conversely, higher sensitivities can tolerate larger measurement errors for a given amount of quantitative resolution.
One of the characteristics of chemical sensitivities is that people tend to have bigger reactions to ever-smaller amounts of substances," says Suzanne Olson of the Environmental Health Network.
Prevalence of people reporting sensitivities to chemicals in a population-based survey.
As an alternative to company-disclosed commodity price sensitivities, we looked at how company stock prices changed with the daily percentage change of the WTI spot price.
Our sensitivities have increased along with this explosion, and the assault on our systems is causing problems.
Interestingly, although virtually all the other sectors characterized by "big-ticket" items and expensive inventories have high sensitivities to this factor, the defense sector has the lowest sensitivity among the vice sectors, likely the result of the companies' revenue streams being relatively independent of the private sector.
Together, the products allow designers to understand the soft error risk and sensitivities of their design, IP block or library before it is released to production -- in contrast to today's approach of knowing only after the finished product has been tested in a neutron beam facility.
Additionally, the bacteria can be cultured with antibiotics to test for specific sensitivities.
While electric distributors and integrated utilities have varying sensitivities to natural gas prices, the greater relative fuel price exposure of utilities such as Aquila, Arizona Public Service, Idaho Power, Metropolitan Edison, Pacificorp, Pennsylvania Electric, Public Service Co.
No other non-invasive colorectal cancer screening test available today has indicated similar sensitivities for early-stage disease, and it is detection at these stages that is the key both to curing colorectal cancer and eradicating the mortality associated with the disease.
Current research includes chemical induction of asthma and rhinitis, airway problems associated with multiple chemical sensitivities and sick building syndrome, and organophosphate poisoning.
Fannie Mae (NYSE:FNM), the nation's largest source of financing for home mortgages, today announced that it has made initial disclosure of the interest rate risk and credit risk sensitivities it pledged to adopt as part of its voluntary market discipline, liquidity and safety and soundness initiatives of October 19, 2000.
The ELAST Device(TM) is a patented, non-invasive diagnostic tool designed to accurately diagnose allergies, as well as food and chemical sensitivities immediately and without any of the pain or expense associated with currently employed testing methods.
The Electronic Allergo Sensitivity Test (ELAST Device(TM)) is a non-invasive, technologically advanced allergy testing device that is expected to offer physicians immediate and more accurate diagnoses of allergies and sensitivities without the pain or expense associated with currently employed methods.
Researchers at the NCI have compiled a database that records the sensitivities of the 60 cancer cells to each of 70,000 chemical compounds.