Translation of "sensitive" - English-Spanish dictionary

sensitive

adjective uk /ˈsen·sɪ·tɪv/ us /ˈsen·sə·t̬ɪv/

able to understand what people are feeling and behave in a way that does not upset them

sensible
I want a man who’s kind and sensitive.

often upset by the things people say or do

susceptible
She’s very sensitive about her weight.

able to react very quickly and easily

delicado, sensible
He has a very sensitive nose.

A sensitive subject or situation needs to be dealt with carefully in order to avoid upsetting people.

delicado
Religion is a sensitive issue.

(Translation of “sensitive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sensitive

adjective /ˈsensitiv/

(usually with to) strongly or easily affected (by something)

sensible, delicado
sensitive skin
sensitive to light.

(usually with aboutor to) easily hurt or offended

susceptible
She is very sensitive to criticism.

having or showing artistic good taste

sensible
a sensitive writer
a sensitive performance.
sensitively adverb

con sensibilidad
He sensitively avoided mentioning her ex-husband’s new girlfriend.
sensitiveness noun

sensibilidad
sensitivity noun

sensibilidad
I thought she handled a delicate situation with great sensitivity.

(Translation of “sensitive” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)