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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ri-spon-siv-nis]
    • /rɪˈspɒn sɪv nɪs/
    • /rɪˈspɒnsɪvnɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ri-spon-siv-nis]
    • /rɪˈspɒn sɪv nɪs/

Definitions of responsiveness word

  • noun responsiveness the quality or state of being responsive. 1
  • noun responsiveness Machinery. the ability of a machine or system to adjust quickly to suddenly altered external conditions, as of speed, load, or temperature, and to resume stable operation without undue delay. 1

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Origin of responsiveness

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50; responsive + -ness

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Parts of speech for Responsiveness


responsiveness popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for responsiveness

noun responsiveness

  • agapae — the love of God or Christ for humankind.
  • agapai — the love of God or Christ for humankind.
  • caritas — charity
  • cooperation — joint operation or action
  • cordiality — warmth of feeling

Antonyms for responsiveness

noun responsiveness

  • imperviousness — not permitting penetration or passage; impenetrable: The coat is impervious to rain.

Top questions with responsiveness

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