Meaning of “sensitive” - Learner’s Dictionary

sensitive

adjective uk us /ˈsensɪtɪv/
KIND

B2 able to understand what people are feeling and deal with them in a way that does not upset them:

I want a man who's kind and sensitive.
EASILY UPSET

B2 easily upset by the things people say or do:

He was always sensitive to criticism.
She's very sensitive about her weight.
SUBJECT

B2 A sensitive subject or situation needs to be dealt with carefully in order to avoid upsetting people:

Gender is a very sensitive subject.
EASILY DAMAGED

B2 easily damaged or hurt:

sensitive eyes/skin
EQUIPMENT

B2 Sensitive equipment is able to measure very small changes.

→ Opposite insensitive
sensitively adverb

I think she dealt with the problem very sensitively.
sensitivity uk us /ˌsensɪˈtɪvəti/ noun [ U ]

the quality of being sensitive

(Definition of “sensitive” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)