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Definition of Sensitive

Sensitive

  1. Having sense of feeling; possessing or exhibiting the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects; as, a sensitive soul.
  2. Having quick and acute sensibility, either to the action of external objects, or to impressions upon the mind and feelings; highly susceptible; easily and acutely affected.
  3. Having a capacity of being easily affected or moved; as, a sensitive thermometer; sensitive scales.
  4. Readily affected or changed by certain appropriate agents; as, silver chloride or bromide, when in contact with certain organic substances, is extremely sensitive to actinic rays.
  5. Serving to affect the sense; sensible.
  6. Of or pertaining to sensation; depending on sensation; as, sensitive motions; sensitive muscular motions excited by irritation.

Sensitive Quotations

Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.
Shel Silverstein

I'm very sensitive and I'm quite a soft person, and I cry a lot when things upset me.
Leona Lewis

I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
Jim Morrison

Sensitive people faced with the prospect of a camera portrait put on a face they think is the one they would like to show to the world... Every so often what lies behind the facade is rare and more wonderful than the subject knows or dares to believe.
Irving Penn

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Edgar Allan Poe
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Sensitive Translations

sensitive in Afrikaans is sensitief
sensitive in Dutch is gevoelig, ontvankelijk, receptief
sensitive in French is sensible, sensibiliser, susceptible
sensitive in Italian is sensibile, sensibile
sensitive in Spanish is puntuoso, sensible
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