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sensitivity training Syllabification: sen·si·tiv·i·ty train·ing

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of sensitivity training in English:


Training intended to sensitize people to their attitudes and behaviors that may unwittingly cause offense to others, especially members of various minorities.
Example sentences
  • I think both sides need sensitivity training.
  • But the training program skimped on actual teaching and classroom-management techniques, instead overwhelming us with sensitivity training.
  • I will take a sensitivity training class and attempt to mend my chauvinistic ways.
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