: giving response : constituting a response : answering <a responsive glance> <responsive aggression>
— re·spon·sive·ly adverb
— re·spon·sive·ness noun
Examples of RESPONSIVE
- The patient was not responsive to the treatment.
- The store is very responsive to the needs of its customers.
First Known Use of RESPONSIVE
re·spon·sive adjective \ri-ˈspän(t)-siv\ (Medical Dictionary)
: making a response; especially : responding to treatment <pain responsive to opioids>
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