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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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Rhymes with Sensitive

  • abortive
  • accommodative
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • acquisitive
  • active
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • additive
  • adjective
  • administrative
  • adoptive
  • affective
  • affirmative
  • airmotive
  • alliterative
  • alliterative
  • anticompetitive
  • anti-infective

How do you pronounce sensitive?

Pronounce sensitive as ˈsɛnsɪtɪv.

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Sentences with sensitive


1. Adjective
Myrtle is highly sensitive to high moisture levels and will die back in wet conditions.

Quotes about sensitive


1. I need to end up with someone who is strong, intelligent, independent, someone I really admire - sensitive, sensuous, warm, a sense of humor.
- Pam Dawber

2. Humor is very very risky, particularly for a candidate, unless he's been in so long that it just doesn't matter, and he's not running for president. But it's just that people are so sensitive and so touchy, and you're just going to upset somebody without ever realizing it.
- Mark Russell

3. Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding.
- Sheng Wang

2. light-sensitive

adjective. sensitive to visible light.

Synonyms

  • sensitive

Antonyms

  • unresponsive
  • insensible

3. 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)

4. sensitive

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsətɪv, ˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] able to feel or perceive.

Synonyms

  • conscious
  • sensible
  • cognizant
  • aware

Antonyms

  • insensible
  • unaware
  • irrational
  • unfair

Etymology

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

5. sensitive

noun. ['ˈsɛnsətɪv, ˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead.

Synonyms

  • psychic
  • spiritualist

Antonyms

  • insensitiveness
  • strong
  • robust

Etymology

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

6. sensitive

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsətɪv, ˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security.

Antonyms

  • unexcitable

Etymology

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

7. sensitive

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsətɪv, ˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] hurting.

Synonyms

  • sore
  • painful
  • tender

Antonyms

  • unreactive
  • good-natured
  • unreasonable
  • illogical

Etymology

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