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1. sensitive

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsətɪv, ˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] responsive to physical stimuli.

Synonyms

  • light-sensitive
  • reactive
  • radiosensitive
  • irritable
  • sensible
  • sensitiveness
  • delicate
  • nociceptive
  • highly sensitive
  • susceptible
  • photosensitive
  • erogenous
  • responsive
  • sensitivity

Antonyms

  • unresponsive
  • insensible
  • unsusceptible
  • invalid

Etymology

  • sensitif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • sensitivus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Light Sensitive

  • hypersensitive
  • insensitive

2. sensitive

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsətɪv, ˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others.

Synonyms

  • oversensitive
  • alive
  • touchy
  • huffy
  • sensitiveness
  • responsive
  • feisty
  • sensitivity

Antonyms

  • unresponsive
  • imperceptible
  • insensitivity
  • inability

Etymology

  • sensitif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • sensitivus (Latin)

3. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation.

Synonyms

  • actinic ray
  • half-light
  • twilight
  • visible radiation
  • gegenschein
  • sunlight
  • lamplight
  • light beam
  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • candle flame
  • jack-o'-lantern
  • daylight
  • Moon
  • shooting star
  • radiance
  • moonlight
  • ray of light
  • actinic radiation
  • will-o'-the-wisp
  • ignis fatuus
  • fluorescence
  • candlelight
  • shaft of light
  • gaslight
  • friar's lantern
  • sunshine
  • shaft
  • glowing
  • streamer
  • sun
  • visible light
  • corona
  • beam
  • incandescence
  • glow
  • moonshine
  • scintillation
  • starlight
  • firelight
  • luminescence
  • torchlight
  • beam of light
  • counterglow
  • irradiation
  • ray

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] any device serving as a source of illumination.

Synonyms

  • night-light
  • jacklight
  • panel light
  • riding lamp
  • flasher
  • fairy light
  • headlamp
  • sconce
  • anchor light
  • floodlight
  • blinker
  • searchlight
  • flood
  • photoflood
  • theater light
  • flood lamp
  • headlight
  • houselights
  • riding light
  • torch
  • room light
  • light source
  • sidelight
  • source of illumination
  • strip lighting
  • running light

Antonyms

  • animated
  • spirited
  • lively
  • polished

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. light

adjective. ['ˈlaɪt'] of comparatively little physical weight or density.

Synonyms

  • lighter-than-air
  • floaty
  • buoyant
  • lightweight
  • low-density
  • airy

Antonyms

  • integrated
  • undiluted
  • cold
  • bare

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] a particular perspective or aspect of a situation.

Synonyms

  • perspective
  • position

Antonyms

  • good
  • comprehensible
  • blond

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. light

verb. ['ˈlaɪt'] make lighter or brighter.

Synonyms

  • lighten up
  • light up
  • lighten
  • floodlight
  • illuminate
  • spotlight
  • illumine

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.

Synonyms

  • luminescence
  • physical property
  • luminosity
  • brightness level
  • glow
  • brightness
  • luminance
  • illuminance
  • dull
  • incandescence
  • luminousness
  • bright

Antonyms

  • dull
  • sensitive
  • background
  • play down

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. light

verb. ['ˈlaɪt'] begin to smoke.

Synonyms

  • light up
  • fire up
  • ignite

Antonyms

  • complain
  • weigh down
  • burden
  • obfuscate

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. light

adjective. ['ˈlaɪt'] (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent.

Synonyms

  • light-colored
  • powdery
  • value
  • pastel
  • white
  • palish

Antonyms

  • black
  • stand
  • sit
  • absorb

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word light-sensitive


1. Noun Phrase
Retinal dysplasia, an abnormality in the light sensitive portion of the eye, is another inherited disorder common in both types of Labs and can cause blindness.

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