Part of speech:
Of or having to do with emotion or the emotions
Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing something:
(Archaic) Feeling or causing sorrow, worry, etc.; anxious
Perceptible or appreciable by the senses or by the mind:
Affected by slight causes; showing slight changes.
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
Capable of receiving an impression:
Liable to experience change or decay.
The definition of insensitive is unaware or showing little or no regard for other people's feelings and emotions.
The definition of impervious is not being able to be penetrated or not able to be hurt.
Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
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.
Characterized by or expressing gentle emotions; loving:
Tending strongly to change:
Reacting readily to stimuli or impressions; sensitive:
The definition of thick skinned is someone who is not easily upset or insulted and who can take criticism well.
Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
Very sharp; keen:
(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:
Containing or using responses:
Difficult to understand; abstruse:
The definition of vulnerable is easily hurt or delicate.
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:
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:
The definition of discreet is someone or something that is careful about their behavior or keeps secrets.
Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
(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:
someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
So small, slight, or gradual as to be virtually imperceptible
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.
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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