2012년 11월 11일 일요일

Dic: sensitivity (its regular meaning)


1. [understanding people] the ability to understand other people's feelings and problems

  • His comments show a lack of sensitivity. 
  • Interviewing victims of crime must be done with sensitivity.
  • a teacher with great sensitivity 
  • [sensitivity to] She has always shown a sensitivity to audience needs and tastes.
...... LDOCE

■ sensitive:

If you are sensitive to other people's needs, problems, or feelings, you show understanding and awareness of them.
  • The classroom teacher must be sensitive to a child's needs...
  • He was always so sensitive and caring.
sensitively: ADV.
  • The abuse of women needs to be treated seriously and sensitively.
sensitivity: N-UNCOUNT. oft N for n.
  • A good relationship involves concern and sensitivity for each other's feelings.
... COBUILD






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