Part of speech:
Of or having to do with emotion or the emotions
Perceptible or appreciable by the senses or by the mind:
(Archaic) Feeling or causing sorrow, worry, etc.; anxious
Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing something:
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
The definition of perceptive is someone who is intuitive, who understands people or situations and who shows sensitivity.
Full of or expressing deep feeling; profoundly emotional.
Reacting readily to stimuli or impressions; sensitive:
Having or showing great consideration or care:
Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
Characterized by or expressing gentle emotions; loving:
The definition of thick skinned is someone who is not easily upset or insulted and who can take criticism well.
Tending to be very anxious and easily agitated.
The definition of tense is a state where your muscles are tight, or where you are filled with nervousness and anxiety.
Capable of receiving an impression:
Very sharp; keen:
Tending strongly to change:
(Physiol.) Designating or of that part of the autonomic nervous system whose nerves originate in the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spinal cord and that is especially concerned with mediating the involuntary response to alarm, as by speeding the heart rate, raising the blood pressure, and dilating the pupils of the eyes: these nerves oppose the parasympathetic nerves in the regulation of many body processes
Excessively scrupulous or sensitive, as in taste, propriety, or neatness:
Liable to experience change or decay.
Containing or using responses:
Difficult to understand; abstruse:
The definition of vulnerable is easily hurt or delicate.
The definition of insensitive is unaware or showing little or no regard for other people's feelings and emotions.
The definition of numb is someone or something without feeling or unable to move.
Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
Being neither too much nor too little; moderate:
The definition of impervious is not being able to be penetrated or not able to be hurt.
Not feeling or showing emotion; placid; calm
The definition of susceptive is likely to receive or receptive.
Arousing or intended to arouse strong curiosity, interest, or reaction, especially by exaggerated or lurid details:
Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
The definition of discreet is someone or something that is careful about their behavior or keeps secrets.
Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
(Idiomatic) attributive form of touch and go
Able to receive and respond to external stimuli
Of or relating to sensation or the senses
Sudden and shrill:
Readily stirred by emotion
Showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others
Having subcutaneous tissue exposed:
An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
So small, slight, or gradual as to be virtually imperceptible
Of, relating to, affecting, or influenced by the human mind or psyche; mental:
Capable of responding to a stimulus. Used of an organism.
Not susceptible to or admitting of:
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