sensitivity training


noun

a form of group therapy designed to develop understanding of oneself and others through free, unstructured discussion.

Nearby words

  1. sensitive plant,
  2. sensitively,
  3. sensitiveness,
  4. sensitivity,
  5. sensitivity group,
  6. sensitization,
  7. sensitize,
  8. sensitized antigen,
  9. sensitized cell,
  10. sensitizing dye

Origin of sensitivity training

First recorded in 1950–55

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Medicine definitions for sensitivity training

sensitivity training

n.

Training in small groups in which people learn how to interact with each other by developing a sensitive awareness and understanding of themselves and of their relationships with others.

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