Translation of "sensitive" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈsensɪtɪv/ us

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.

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.

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.

B2 easily damaged or hurt

duyarlı, hassas, çabuk etkilenen
sensitive eyes/skin

B2 Sensitive equipment is able to measure very small changes.

hassas, dakik → Opposite insensitive
sensitively adverb

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

the quality of being sensitive

duyarlık, hassaslık; hassasiyet, duyarlılık

(Translation of “sensitive” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)