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sensitivity noun

ADJ. deep, extreme, great | heightened, increased

VERB + SENSITIVITY have | develop, display, show Migrating birds show extreme sensitivity to air currents. | lack Many doctors lack sensitivity when dealing with their patients.

PREP. with ~ She broke the news to us with great sensitivity. | ~ in She is not known for her sensitivity in dealing with complaints. | ~ over There is deep sensitivity over the treatment of minority groups. | ~ to The course teaches sensitivity to body language. | ~ towards the need for sensitivity towards the views of the children

PHRASES a lack of sensitivity