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English adjective: reactive

1. reactive participating readily in reactions


SamplesSodium is a reactive metal.
Free radicals are very reactive.


Similaractivated, excited, labile, oxidizable, thermolabile, unstable


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry, natural philosophy, physics


Antonymsunreactive

2. reactive reacting to a stimulus


SamplesThe skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons.


Synonymsresponsive


Similarsensitive


Antonymsinsensitive









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