sensive

adjective

sen·​sive
ˈsen(t)siv
archaic

Word History

Etymology

Middle French, from Medieval Latin sensivus, from Latin sensus (past participle of sentire to feel, perceive) + -ivus -ive

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“Sensive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensive. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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