Complete Definition of "sensitive"

English

Pronunciation
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Adjective
en-adj

  1. responsive|Responsive to stimuli.
  2. Of a person, easily offended, upset or hurt.

#: My friend Max is very sensitive, he cried today because of the bad news.

  1. Accurate (instrument)

Translations
trans-top|responsive to stimuli
Finnish: herkkä, altis
German: t-|de|empfindlich, t+|de|sensibel
Greek: t|el|ευαίσθητος|m|sc=Grek (evaísthitos)
Hungarian: t|hu|érzékeny
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Russian: чувствительный (čuvstvít'el’nyj), чуткий (čútkij), восприимчивый (vospriímčivyj)
Spanish: sensible, sensitivo
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trans-top|of a person
Czech: t-|cs|citlivý|m
Finnish: herkkä, herkkätunteinen
German: t-|de|empfindlich, t+|de|sensibel
Greek: t|el|ευαίσθητος|m|sc=Grek (evaísthitos)
Hungarian: t|hu|érzékeny
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Russian: чувствительный (čuvstvít'el’nyj), ранимый (ranímyj)
Spanish: t+|es|sensible, t-|es|susceptible
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trans-top|of an instrument
Czech: t-|cs|citlivý|m
Finnish: herkkä
Greek: t|el|ευαίσθητος|m|sc=Grek (evaísthitos)
Hungarian: t|hu|érzékeny
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Russian: чувствительный (čuvstvít'el’nyj), точный (tóčnyj)
Spanish: t+|es|sensible
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|حساس IPAchar|(ħassās)
ttbc|Chinese: 敏感 (mǐngǎn)
ttbc|Dutch: gevoelig
ttbc|French: sensible (1)
ttbc|Italian: sensibile
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ttbc|Japanese: 敏感な (びんかんな, binkan na)
ttbc|Korean: 민감한 (min-gamhan)
ttbc|Portuguese: sensível
ttbc|Swedish: känslig (1,2)
ttbc|Turkish: duyarlı, hassas
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Derived terms
sensitively
sensitiveness
sensitivity


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /sɑ̃.si.tiv/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /sA~.si.tiv/

Adjective
sensitive

  1. The feminine form of sensitif
  2. Sensible (this is a false friend (faux amis))

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