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responsiveness

[ri-spon-siv-nis] /rɪˈspɒn sɪv nɪs/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being responsive.
2.
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, responsivity
[ri-spon-siv-i-tee, ree-spon-] /rɪ spɒnˈsɪv ɪ ti, ˌri spɒn-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; responsive + -ness
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