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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

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

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

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

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
Emily Post

Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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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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