sensitivity training

sen·si·tiv·i·ty train·ing
S s


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sen-si-tiv-i-tee trey-ning]
    • /ˌsɛn sɪˈtɪv ɪ ti ˈtreɪ nɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sen-si-tiv-i-tee trey-ning]
    • /ˌsɛn sɪˈtɪv ɪ ti ˈtreɪ nɪŋ/

Definitions of sensitivity training words

  • noun sensitivity training a form of group therapy designed to develop understanding of oneself and others through free, unstructured discussion. 1
  • noun sensitivity training a kind of group therapy in which the members of the group, under the guidance of a leader, seek a deeper understanding of themselves and others, as by the exchange of intimate feelings and experiences, physical contacts, etc. 0

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Origin of sensitivity training

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55

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sensitivity training popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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