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Adjective: sensitive  sen-su-tiv
  1. Responsive to physical stimuli
    "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
     
  2. Being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others
    "sensitive to the local community and its needs"
     
  3. Hurting
    "the sensitive spot on his jaw";
    - sore, raw, tender
     
  4. Of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security
     
  5. Able to feel or perceive
    "even amoeba are sensitive creatures";
    - sensible
Noun: sensitive  sen-su-tiv
  1. Someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    - medium, spiritualist

Derived forms: sensitives

See also: alive, aware, classified, cognisant [Brit], cognizant, conscious, delicate, erogenous, excitable, feisty, forthcoming, highly sensitive, huffy, irritable, light-sensitive, miffy, nociceptive, oversensitive, painful, photosensitive, radiosensitive, reactive, responsive, sensitiveness, sensitivity, susceptible, thin-skinned, touchy

Type of: psychic

Antonym: insensitive

Encyclopedia: Sensitive