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sensitive

adjective
 
 
/ˈsensɪtɪv/
KIND B2 able to understand what people are feeling and deal with them in a way that does not upset them
duyarlı, hassas
I want a man who's kind and sensitive.Sympathy and compassionEmpathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassion
EASILY UPSET B2 easily upset by the things people say or do
duyarlı, alıngan, buluttan nem kapan
He was always sensitive to criticism. She's very sensitive about her weight.Becoming too excited and easily upset
SUBJECT B2 A sensitive subject or situation needs to be dealt with carefully in order to avoid upsetting people.
nazik, hassas, itina edilmesi gereken, dikkatle ele alınması gereken
Gender is a very sensitive subject.Reacting and responding
EASILY DAMAGED easily damaged or hurt
duyarlı, hassas, çabuk etkilenen
sensitive eyes/skinFragile and breakable
EQUIPMENT B2 Sensitive equipment is able to measure very small changes.
hassas, dakik
→  Opposite insensitive Electricity and electronics
sensitively adverb
duyarlı bir şekilde
I think she dealt with the problem very sensitively.
sensitivity
 
 
/ˌsensɪˈtɪvəti/ noun [U]
when someone or something is sensitive
duyarlık, hassaslık; hassasiyet, duyarlılık
Sympathy and compassion
(Definition of sensitive from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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