responsivity

responsiveness

[ri-spon-siv-nis]
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-] .


Origin:
1840–50; responsive + -ness

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responsiveness

noun
1. responsive to stimulation 
2. the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events [ant: deadness
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