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synonyms for selectivity

  • acumen
  • acuteness
  • astuteness
  • bias
  • clearness
  • decision
  • difference
  • differentiation
  • discernment
  • distinction
  • judgment
  • keenness
  • penetration
  • perception
  • perspicacity
  • preference
  • refinement
  • sagacity
  • sense
  • separation
  • shrewdness
  • subtlety
  • taste
  • understanding
  • astucity
  • percipience
  • selectiveness

antonyms for selectivity

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • ignorance
  • indecision
  • stupidity
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This odd selectivity is not peculiar to primates — there are countless examples of pathogens devastating certain host species but not others.
RESEARCHERS READ THE SUGARY ‘LANGUAGE’ ON CELL SURFACESRACHEL CROWELLMAY 3, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
I would imagine it’s a long list of, you know, 500 schools on your wall ordered roughly by selectivity.
PAYING FOR COLLEGE CAN BE OVERWHELMING. HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO FIND AN AFFORDABLE OPTIONSEAN GREGORYFEBRUARY 5, 2021TIME
Limited agency talent and budgetary pressures will only heighten this selectivity going forward.
TAKING REMUNERATION SERIOUSLY: THE TIME HAS COMESEB JOSEPHDECEMBER 30, 2020DIGIDAY
The remarkable selectivity that neurons show, Quiroga argues, isn’t absolute.
PERSON, WOMAN, MAN, CAMERA, TV - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSADITHYA RAJAGOPALANDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
This selectivity is partially why optogenetics is so powerful.
SCIENTISTS FOUND A NEW WAY TO CONTROL THE BRAIN WITH LIGHT—NO SURGERY REQUIREDSHELLY FANOCTOBER 13, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Like a thunderstorm creating radio static, there was no selectivity.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
The rare-earths possess the property of selectivity and are fortunately highly refractory.
ARTIFICIAL LIGHTM. LUCKIESH
This selectivity of absorption may account for the difference in the toxicity of zinc salts to plants in the various soils.
INORGANIC PLANT POISONS AND STIMULANTSWINIFRED E. BRENCHLEY
Certainly the principle of selectivity is a byway of possibilities.
ARTIFICIAL LIGHTM. LUCKIESH
The effect of the selectivity of the “yellow spot” is noticeable in viewing certain colors.
VISUAL ILLUSIONSMATTHEW LUCKIESH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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