Sensitive synonyms and antonyms

sĕn'sĭ-tĭv

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Of or having to do with emotion or the emotions
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Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing something:
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Affected by slight causes; showing slight changes.
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(Archaic) Feeling or causing sorrow, worry, etc.; anxious
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Responsive
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Perceptible or appreciable by the senses or by the mind:
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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Capable of receiving something
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Liable to experience change or decay.
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Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
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Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
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The definition of perceptive is someone who is intuitive, who understands people or situations and who shows sensitivity.
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Characterized by or expressing gentle emotions; loving:
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Capable of receiving an impression:
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Excessively scrupulous or sensitive, as in taste, propriety, or neatness:
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Relating to, or exhibiting, hyperesthesia.
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The definition of insensitive is unaware or showing little or no regard for other people's feelings and emotions.
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The definition of discreet is someone or something that is careful about their behavior or keeps secrets.
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An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
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someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
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The definition of tense is a state where your muscles are tight, or where you are filled with nervousness and anxiety.
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Full of or expressing deep feeling; profoundly emotional.
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Tending strongly to change:
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Reacting readily to stimuli or impressions; sensitive:
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The definition of thick skinned is someone who is not easily upset or insulted and who can take criticism well.
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The definition of impervious is not being able to be penetrated or not able to be hurt.
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Very sharp; keen:
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Responsive
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(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
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Of or pertaining to hyperalgesia.
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Containing or using responses:
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Difficult to understand; abstruse:
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(Idiomatic) overly sensitive to criticism; quick to take offence; irritable; touchy
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The definition of vulnerable is easily hurt or delicate.
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The definition of numb is someone or something without feeling or unable to move.
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Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
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Without a heart; specifically, without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
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Being neither too much nor too little; moderate:
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Not feeling or showing emotion; placid; calm
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Capable of being impressed; susceptible of receiving impression.
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The definition of susceptive is likely to receive or receptive.
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Arousing or intended to arouse strong curiosity, interest, or reaction, especially by exaggerated or lurid details:
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Of or pertaining to sensation or the senses; sensory
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Inducing pleasurable and/or erotic sensations.
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Cutting into
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Vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.
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Of something that investigates or explores deeply.
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(Figuratively) Keen; biting; vigorously effective and articulate; severe; as, trenchant wit.
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Concerning the relationships between the governments of countries.
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Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
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(Idiomatic) attributive form of touch and go
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Very risky
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Able to receive and respond to external stimuli
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Of or relating to sensation or the senses
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Sudden and shrill:
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Readily stirred by emotion
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Showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others
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So small, slight, or gradual as to be virtually imperceptible
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Of, relating to, affecting, or influenced by the human mind or psyche; mental:
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Having subcutaneous tissue exposed:
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(Archaic) Painstaking
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Tending to be very anxious and easily agitated.
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Capable of responding to a stimulus. Used of an organism.
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Not susceptible to or admitting of:
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