Definition of sensitivity training in English:

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sensitivity training

Entry from US English dictionary


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

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