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sensitive


sensitive

adjective

Definition of SENSITIVE

1
able to sense slight impressions or differences <a scale that is sensitive to the smallest change in weight>
2
being in a situation where one is likely to meet with harm <she's very sensitive to the sun and will burn if she's outside for any amount of time>
4
of or relating to physical sensation or the senses <sensitive data>
Near Antonyms extrasensory, intuitional
5
requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling <pointing out to the boss that she's wrong is always a sensitive task>

February 28, 2015
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