Definition of Responsiveness

1. Noun. Responsive to stimulation.

Exact synonyms: Reactivity
Generic synonyms: Sensibility, Sensitiveness, Sensitivity
Specialized synonyms: Excitability, Irritability
Derivative terms: Reactive



2. Noun. The quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events.
Generic synonyms: Quality
Derivative terms: Responsive
Antonyms: Unresponsiveness

Definition of Responsiveness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being responsive. ¹

2. Noun. The ability of a machine to adjust to external influences. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Responsiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Responsiveness

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responsiveness (current term)
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Literary usage of Responsiveness

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1. Kids, Cops & Communities by Marcia R. Chaiken (1999)
"Police responsiveness Is a Significant Factor in the Level of Crime The study did, ... Police responsiveness to organizational requests was strongly and ..."

2. Readings in Descriptive and Historical Sociology by Franklin Henry Giddings (1906)
"Integration of Like-Response Like-responsiveness to the same stimulus — and especially the like-responsiveness that is complicated by inter- stimulation and ..."

3. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Price responsiveness of Adolescent Smokers A third set of recent econometric ... The first comprehensive studies of the price responsiveness of cigarette ..."

4. The Constitution and Government of the State of New York: An Appraisal by New York (State). (1915)
"responsiveness and Responsibility of Executive The positiveness with which these expedients have acted, even where the forms of monarchy have been retained, ..."

5. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1918)
"The basis of the other viewpoint of organic responsiveness lies in the following ... The terms "plasticity" and "responsiveness" are designed to express two ..."

6. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"... Chapter 2 Housing: raising responsiveness of supply Pronounced cycles in house prices have been a major cause of macroeconomic instability in the past. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"So happily are the modern regard for childhood and the latter's responsiveness to adult sympathy blended in Blake's verses that they suggest the best ..."

8. Handbook of the Law of Equity Pleading by Benjamin Jonson Shipman (1897)
"responsiveness. 348. An answer, so far as it gives discovery, ... It has been considered a test of responsiveness whether, as a witness upon ..."

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