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  • adj.impressionable
  • adj.easily hurt

synonyms for sensitive

  • conscious
  • delicate
  • emotional
  • hypersensitive
  • keen
  • nervous
  • perceptive
  • precise
  • receptive
  • responsive
  • susceptible
  • tense
  • touchy
  • tricky
  • unstable
  • acute
  • feeling
  • fine
  • knowing
  • psychic
  • seeing
  • understanding
  • cognizant
  • easily affected
  • emotionable
  • high-strung
  • hung up
  • impressible
  • irritable
  • oversensitive
  • perceiving
  • precarious
  • reactive
  • sensatory
  • sensile
  • sensorial
  • sensory
  • sentient
  • supersensitive
  • ticklish
  • touchy feely
  • tuned in
  • turned on to
  • umbrageous
  • wired
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antonyms for sensitive

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  • calm
  • ignorant
  • imprecise
  • insensitive
  • laid-back
  • loose
  • strong
  • unaware
  • unresponsive
  • unsusceptible
  • heartless
  • impassive
  • indifferent
  • numb
  • thick-skinned
  • unfeeling
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For example biometric data is something that’s seen as highly sensitive under the LGPD, but in the decree could still be shared between bodies.
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All, I think Melanie would say, because she was able to come up with an answer to every question a skeptical, risk-sensitive investor might have.
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Tests were conducted at Germany’s animal health institute and sensitive areas will now be cordoned off to try to prevent the disease spreading, Kloeckner said.
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According to Dhamodharan, Mastercard is sensitive to privacy issues and is building its testing kit to reflect that.
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Some tests may be very sensitive but less specific — in other words, good at picking up the presence of virus when it is there but less good at saying when the virus is not there.
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The evidence appears particularly strong in adolescent animals, which seem to be even more sensitive to the effects of social isolation than older or younger ones.
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These records included sensitive information like psychiatric history, as well as over 5 million sets of fingerprints.
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End-of-life care is a distinctly subtle form of medicine, dependent on sensitive communication and trust between patients, families and medical staff.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
They would certainly be less sensitive than PCR tests, but sensitive enough to catch people when their viral load is highest, which is exactly when they are most infectious.
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Of course, when we’re talking about something as sensitive as people’s health and their safety, it’s an important conversation.
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WORDS RELATED TO SENSITIVE

  • astute
  • canny
  • clever
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • incisive
  • ingenious
  • insightful
  • intense
  • intuitive
  • judicious
  • keen
  • observant
  • penetrating
  • perspicacious
  • piercing
  • quick-witted
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • smart
  • subtle
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