Usage examples for responsiveness

  1. They are a message of comfort; and, where the people are censured, it is for lack of faith and responsiveness. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  2. Doggie, with his quick responsiveness, understood. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  3. Well- controlled energy, responsiveness to calls on one's fellow- feeling, and the everyday honesty that tapers into policy were among its familiar features. – England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon
  4. Even now she could sway him if only she let a touch of the responsiveness that clamoured in her find expression, but she had come in answer to a more austere summons. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  5. The cordiality and responsiveness of his audience is not always an index of their agreement with his argument. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  6. Endearments had been rare, more formal; living bodily untroubled and unashamed, and, as she phrased it, having no one to care for her, she turned insensibly in the direction where she was due; she slightly imitated Miss Dale's colloquial responsiveness. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. Vernon's fancy of her must have sprung from her prompt and most musical responsiveness. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. Would she preserve her beautiful responsiveness to his ascendency? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. Was it fair to take advantage of the quick responsiveness of Nan's emotions- that sensitiveness which gave reply as readily as a violin to the bow? – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  10. A sullen child is below the normal level of responsiveness. – Study of Child Life by Marion Foster Washburne
  11. He found her smile peculiarly winning, and was conscious of the responsiveness of her fingers, so different from the limp passivity of many a feminine greeting. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  12. With her quick responsiveness, Sylvia sprang into the outstretched arms, overcome by the other's emotion. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  13. There are great individual variations in responsiveness and sensitiveness to social pressure. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  14. These specimens were obtained late in the season, and their electric responsiveness was much lower than those obtained earlier. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  15. He looked at her with a strange lack of responsiveness when she entered the room. – Children of the Desert by Louis Dodge
  16. The man's unfailing responsiveness was a revelation to her. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  17. But it did not immediately usher in as its successor an era of professionalism and responsiveness to the wishes of the public. – The Fairfax County Courthouse by Ross D. Netherton Ruby Waldeck
  18. It is this, so to say, conscious pantheism, this kinship with the secret forces and subtle moods of nature, this responsiveness to her mystic spiritual " intimations," that give to those writings their peculiar significance and value. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne