the quality or state of being responsive.
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.
- Also re·spon·siv·i·ty [ri-spon-siv-i-tee, ree-spon-]. /rɪ spɒnˈsɪv ɪ ti, ˌri spɒn-/.
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How to use responsiveness in a sentence
Gamers will appreciate the responsiveness of the keys, and everyone else will enjoy being able to exert more control over pretty much everything else, including the sound the keyboard makes as you type.Best mechanical keyboard: Game, code, type, and work smoother and faster | PopSci Commerce Team | February 4, 2021 | Popular-Science
Social media channels have been actively working on monitoring content for potential harmful societal consequences, but the efforts at oversight and responsiveness have not been nearly sufficient for far too many years.Tech’s underdeveloped moral compass is threatening our democracy | Matthew Heimer | January 12, 2021 | Fortune
“I’d never seen a balanced approach and I’ve never seen any equity in responsiveness, and this time I saw both of them,” Hetheru said.The Faulconer Doctrine Offers Homeless San Diegans a Choice: Services or Police | Lisa Halverstadt | December 8, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
You can analyze your site’s responsiveness with Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool or use a website performance monitoring tool such as Pingdom.The Google page experience: What you need to know and five steps to prepare for 2021 | Gert Svaiko | December 1, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
The gender responsiveness gap was bigger in certain countries – up to 13 percentage points in Colombia.Women Politicians More Likely To Reply To People Who Reach Out In Need, Study Shows | LGBTQ-Editor | October 19, 2020 | No Straight News
There are a few good ones, Antoine says, but he complained bitterly of a lack of responsiveness.
The distinction between over-policing and non-responsiveness was alive and well in Bed-Stuy.
The lesson we learned is to increase our readiness and responsiveness.Shocked by Ukraine Violence, NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin | Leo Cendrowicz | October 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Adrian will address the charges with the same respect and responsiveness he has brought to this inquiry from its beginning.Adrian Peterson’s ‘Whooping’ and Ray Rice’s Knockout Are Both Domestic Violence | Robert Silverman | September 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Burton had promised that weakening the big shots would heighten the accountability and responsiveness of Congress.Memo: The Aaron Sorkin Model of Political Discourse Doesn't Actually Work | Megan McArdle | April 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was silent and moody, and showed little responsiveness to Garnache's jesting humour.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
How he had missed the responsiveness which had spurred him on to talk his best only his hurt heart knew.Glory of Youth | Temple Bailey
His lack of responsiveness came, Lydia thought, from her having wounded his feelings.The Squirrel-Cage | Dorothy Canfield
Sheer dare-deviltry would arouse in them a responsiveness which had remained numb to the call of industry.A Pagan of the Hills | Charles Neville Buck
Charm and responsiveness are the chief social assets of the Thoracic.How to Analyze People on Sight | Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict