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1. sensitive [ a ] responsive to physical stimuli
Examples: "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch" "a sensitive voltmeter" "sensitive skin" "sensitive to light"

Used in print:

(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)

The constant temperature contours are much smoother than those observed at 4.3 mm by Coates ( 1959 a ) , and apparently the emission at 8 mm is not nearly so sensitive to differences in surface features .

(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)

Furthermore , the exchange would not be expected to be sensitive to trace amounts of impurities because it would not be apt to be a chain_reaction since the activation_energy for abstraction of chlorine by a chlorine atom would be expected to be too high ; also it would be expected that * * f would compete very effectively with any impurities as a scavenger for * * f radicals .

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

These vehicles , with large sensitive areas , have collected data for long enough times to give reliable impact rates for the periods of exposure .

Many other vehicles with smaller sensitive area exposure time products contribute some information .

With detectors sensitive to three mass intervals and based on a_few counts , the second and third Russian space_probes indicate that the flux of the smallest particles detected is less_than that of larger ones .

Synonyms sensitive Related Terms insensitive nociceptive erogenous reactive excitable delicate light-sensitive radiosensitive irritable highly_sensitive susceptible sensible responsive sensitivity

2. sensitive [ a ] having acute mental or emotional sensibility
Examples: "sensitive to the local community and its needs"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Still , his finale is put_together with taste and a most sensitive projection of that pale sustenance , despair .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

In that apparently simple shift Porter opened the way to the sensitive use of the camera as an instrument of art as_well_as a mechanical recording device .

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

The location of the oxidation pond in a high value residential area makes odor nuisances a sensitive problem for the developer .

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

He spent concentrated weeks putting his two figures together : a Mary who would be young and sensitive , yet strong enough to hold her son on her lap ; and a Jesus who , though lean , was strong even in death - a look he remembered well from his experience in the dead_room of Santo_Spirito .

Synonyms sensitive Related Terms insensitive alive oversensitive responsive huffy responsive sensitivity

3. sensitive [ a ] hurting
Examples: "the tender spot on his jaw"

Synonyms sore tender sensitive Related Terms painful

4. sensitive [ a ] able to feel or perceive
Examples: "even amoeba are sensible creatures" "the more sensible parts of the skin"

Synonyms sensitive sensible Related Terms insensible aware conscious

5. sensitive [ a ] used officially of classified information or matters affecting national security

Synonyms sensitive Related Terms classified

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