Associations to the word «Sensitive»


SENSITIVE, adjective. Having the faculty of sensation; pertaining to the senses.
SENSITIVE, adjective. Responsive to stimuli.
SENSITIVE, adjective. Of a person, easily offended, upset or hurt.
SENSITIVE, adjective. Of an issue, capable of offending, upsetting or hurting.
SENSITIVE, adjective. Accurate (instrument).
SENSITIVE, noun. One with a paranormal sensitivity to something that most cannot perceive.
SENSITIVE FERN, noun. Onoclea sensibilis, a coarse-textured, medium to large-sized deciduous perennial fern.

Dictionary definition

SENSITIVE, noun. Someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; "he consulted several mediums".
SENSITIVE, adjective. Responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light".
SENSITIVE, adjective. Being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others; "sensitive to the local community and its needs".
SENSITIVE, adjective. Able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin".
SENSITIVE, adjective. Hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw".
SENSITIVE, adjective. Of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security.

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia