Definition of 'sensitive'
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The best way to protect sensitive information is to introduce restrictive covenants. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some people are very sensitive to things. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This extremely pure cream may be applied to the most sensitive skin without causing any irritation. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Find the most sensitive person in the room and pitch the speech to him or her. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have to remember that this is still a sensitive issue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is not thought that any sensitive information was stolen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some people are more sensitive to it than others. The Sun (2014)Perfect for people with sensitive skin as only the thread touches you. The Sun (2012)Party political funding in this country is a difficult and sensitive issue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In neither instance was sensitive information disclosed. The Sun (2015)Clearly she is a sensitive person. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They're both so sensitive and caring. The Sun (2013)Be ambitious to keep it keen, sensitive and aware. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)Size isn't what counts but being a caring sensitive lover does. The Sun (2010)The fourth was equipped with detectors sensitive to any minor underground tremor - in case some prisoners attempted to tunnel to freedom. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)If you use a more sensitive detector, such as a radio receiver, you will hear crackling sounds. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)
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British English: sensitive /ˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ ADJECTIVE
If you are sensitive to other people's problems and feelings, you understand and are aware of them.
Teachers must be sensitive to children's needs.
- American English: sensitive
- Arabic: حَسَّاس
- Brazilian Portuguese: sensível
- Chinese: 敏感的
- Croatian: osjetljiv
- Czech: citlivý
- Danish: følsom
- Dutch: gevoelig
- European Spanish: sensible
- Finnish: herkkä
- French: sensible
- German: empfindlich
- Greek: ευαίσθητος
- Italian: sensibile
- Japanese: 傷つきやすい
- Korean: 민감한
- Norwegian: følsom
- Polish: wrażliwy
- European Portuguese: sensível
- Romanian: empatic
- Russian: чувствительный
- Spanish: sensible
- Swedish: känslig
- Thai: ซึ่งไวต่อสิ่งกระตุ้น
- Turkish: duyarlı
- Ukrainian: чутливий
- Vietnamese: nhạy cảm
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