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  Definition of sensitive
  1. used officially of classified information or matters affecting national security
  2. hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
  3. able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible p{ enveloping(a), shrouding(a), concealing,& (concealing by enclosing or wrapping as if in something that is not solid; "the enveloping darkness"; "hills concealed by shrou
  4. responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa''s leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
  5. having acute mental or emotional sensibility; "sensitive to the local community and its needs"
Similar Words: sore, tender, sensible

 

See Also: aware(p), conscious, responsive, sensible, susceptible

 

Attributes: sensitivity, sensitiveness

 

Anagrams: intensive, seventies

 

 
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