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sensitive

adjective
 
 
/ˈsensɪtɪv/
easily influenced or affected by something: This sector is more likely to be more price sensitive than the domestic sector. economically sensitivesensitive to sth Investors were increasingly sensitive to interest rates.
used to describe a subject, situation, etc. that needs to be dealt with carefully or kept secret: The secret service has acknowledged that there's classified and sensitive information that they are not able to tell the public. sensitive documents sensitive email
understanding what other people need, and being helpful to them: sensitive to sth A local board could be more sensitive to the education needs of students.
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