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re·spon·sive

 (rĭ-spŏn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Answering or replying; responding.
2. Readily reacting to suggestions, influences, appeals, or efforts: a responsive student.
3. Containing or using responses: responsive reading; responsive liturgy.

re·spon′sive·ly adv.
re·spon′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.responsiveness - responsive to stimulation
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
excitability, irritability - excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
2.responsiveness - the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
deadness, unresponsiveness - the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events; "she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident"; "in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away"

responsiveness

noun
Ready acceptance of often new suggestions, ideas, influences, or opinions:
Translations
إسْتِجابَه، تَجاوُب
citlivost
modtagelighed
e-r sem bregst vel viî
cevap vermehassasiyet

responsiveness

[rɪsˈpɒnsɪvnɪs] N
1. (= sensitivity) → sensibilidad f (to a)
2. (= interest) → grado m de reacción (to a)

responsiveness

n because of the tremendous responsiveness of the audienceweil das Publikum so hervorragend mitging; a class not noted for its responsivenesseine Klasse, die dafür bekannt ist, dass sie kaum mitmacht; the responsiveness of the governmentdie Reaktionsfreudigkeit der Regierung; they have improved the responsiveness of the steeringes ist ein leichteres Ansprechen der Steuerung erzielt worden; I was somewhat surprised at their responsiveness to my suggestion/my needsich war über ihre positive Reaktion auf meinen Vorschlag/meine Bedürfnisse einigermaßen überrascht

respond

(rəˈspond) verb
(with to).
1. to answer with words, a reaction, gesture etc. He didn't respond to my question; I smiled at her, but she didn't respond.
2. to show a good reaction eg to some course of treatment. His illness did not respond to treatment by drugs.
3. (of vehicles etc) to be guided easily by controls. The pilot said the plane did not respond to the controls.
reˈsponse (-s) noun
1. a reply or reaction. Our letters have never met with any response; My suggestions met with little response.
2. (usually in plural) in church services, a part spoken by the congregation rather than the priest.
reˌsponsiˈbility (-sə-) plural reˌsponsiˈbilities noun
1. something which a person has to look after, do etc. He takes his responsibilities very seriously.
2. the state of having important duties. a position of responsibility.
3. the state of being responsible. his responsibility for the accident.
reˈsponsible (-səbl) adjective
1. having a duty to see that something is done etc. We'll make one person responsible for buying the food for the trip.
2. (of a job etc) having many duties eg the making of important decisions. The job of manager is a very responsible post.
3. (with for) being the cause of something. Who is responsible for the stain on the carpet?
4. (of a person) able to be trusted; sensible. We need a responsible person for this job.
5. (with for) able to control, and fully aware of (one's actions). The lawyer said that at the time of the murder, his client was not responsible for his actions.
reˈsponsibly (-sə-) adverb
in a trustworthy or serious way. Do try to behave responsibly.
reˈsponsive (-siv) adjective
(negative unresponsive). a responsive, kindly girl; a responsive smile; The disease is responsive to treatment.
reˈsponsively adverb
reˈsponsiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
Upon the whole she felt gratified, even though such a limited and evanescent triumph should involve her daughter's reputation; it might end in marriage yet, and in the warmth of her responsiveness to their admiration she invited her visitors to stay to tea.
It gives me a queer kind of giddiness, makes me feel like laughing and crying all at once," to which her sister-in-law had returned with more than her usual responsiveness: "Yes, it's the most excitin' time of the year, unless it's Christmas."
Their enthusiasm and responsiveness are a constant delight.
The volume of fluid administration and duration of infusion time may affect fluid responsiveness during fluid loading.[35] Two studies used a fixed dose of fluid administration.[15],[23] However, the amount may be inadequate or overload based on the individual body weight.
Strategic Responsiveness and Adaptive Organizations: New Research Frontiers in International Strategic Management
Examining responsiveness to fearful faces and its variability early in human development represents a unique opportunity to shed light on the precursors of altruistic behaviour.
The result is an index measuring the quality of the healthcare system, which includes the setting of the whole system, the professionalism of doctors, prices, equipment, responsiveness (i.e.
responsiveness of delivery in case of usual order 15% -
Inspire Federal Credit Union said the new website offers mobile responsiveness to ensure members have a pleasant experience on all of their devices.
Masimo announced the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Bulent Ecevit University in Zonguldak, Turkey compared two noninvasive methods of predicting fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients in the intensive care unit: Masimo PVi and dIVC.
Background: Passive leg raising (PLR) represents a 'self-volume expansion (VE)' that could predict fluid responsiveness, but the influence of systolic cardiac function on PLR has seldom been reported.
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction is common, and has a significant impact on a person's quality of life (QOL).(1) Prior study in this area has been hampered by a limited number of validated measurement tools.(2) The Neurogenic Bladder Symptom Score (NBSS) is a relatively new 24 item questionnaire that measures bladder symptoms across 3 different domains: incontinence, storage and voiding, and consequences (with a single general urinary QOL question).(3) While validity and reliability has been assessed previously, the responsiveness (the ability of a questionnaire to detect meaningful change) of the NBSS has not been demonstrated.