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Responsiveness   /rɪspˈɑnsɪvnəs/   Listen

Responsive to stimulation.  Synonym: reactivity.
The quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events.

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"Responsiveness" Quotes from Famous Books

... responsiveness to the woes of others' lives, as he sinks into narrow suffering of his own." The SADHU'S austere face was noticeably softened. "The one who practices a scalpel self-dissection will know an expansion of universal pity. ...
— Autobiography of a YOGI • Paramhansa Yogananda

... than he often felt regarding his opponents in the eternal duel. When Persis gave him her hand for good night he held it in both his own for a moment and raised it to his lips. The curious rekindling of a burned-out tenderness, due to her lack of responsiveness, gave the act an effect of sincerity which impressed him, even while he thrilled with honest passion, ...
— Other People's Business - The Romantic Career of the Practical Miss Dale • Harriet L. Smith

... it may be truly said that the flexibility and responsiveness of the photographic process have been sufficiently demonstrated to fix it ...
— Pictorial Photography in America 1920 • Pictorial Photographers of America

Words linked to "Responsiveness" :   sensitivity, sensitiveness, responsive, quality, excitability, unresponsiveness, sensibility, irritability, reactivity

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