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English adjective: sensitive

1. sensitive responsive to physical stimuli


SamplesA mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch.
A sensitive voltmeter.
Sensitive skin.
Sensitive to light.


Similardelicate, erogenous, excitable, highly sensitive, irritable, irritable, light-sensitive, nociceptive, photosensitive, radiosensitive, reactive, responsive


See alsoresponsive, sensible, sensitive, susceptible


Attributesensitiveness, sensitivity


Antonymsinsensitive

2. sensitive being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others


SamplesSensitive to the local community and its needs.


Similaralive, feisty, huffy, oversensitive, thin-skinned, touchy


See alsoresponsive


Attributesensitiveness, sensitivity


Antonymsinsensitive

3. sensitive able to feel or perceive


SamplesEven amoeba are sensible creatures.
The more sensible parts of the skin.


Synonymssensible


See alsoaware, cognisant, cognizant, conscious, sensitive


Antonymsinsensible

4. sensitive hurting


SamplesThe tender spot on his jaw.


Synonymsraw, sore, tender


Similarpainful


Antonymspainless

5. sensitive of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security


Similarclassified


Antonymsunclassified


English noun: sensitive

1. sensitive (person) someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead


SamplesHe consulted several mediums.


Synonymsmedium, spiritualist


Broader (hypernym)psychic









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