sensitive

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈsɛnsɪtɪv/
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  • Hyphenation: sen‧si‧tive

Adjective[change]

Positive
sensitive

Comparative
more sensitive

Superlative
most sensitive

  1. If you are sensitive, you easily understand other people's feelings.
  2. Sensitive information, areas, issues, etc. are those that need to be handled carefully so they don't cause problems.
  3. Sensitive skin, materials, etc. are those that are easily damaged.
    An area on my arm is sensitive, so please don't touch me there.

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