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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reactive(adj)

    participating readily in reactions

    "sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive"

    Synonyms:
    responsive

    Antonyms:
    indifferent, neutral, unreactive, stable, inert, inactive, insensitive, noble

  2. reactive, responsive(adj)

    reacting to a stimulus

    "the skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons"

    Synonyms:
    responsive, antiphonal

    Antonyms:
    noble, indifferent, stable, inactive, neutral, insensitive, unreactive, inert

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "reactive":

    reagent, reagents, reactant, responsive, reaction, passive, reactivated, var

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How to use reactive in a sentence?

  1. Dan Kelly:

    Right now we are seeing an intensive influx of resources and it's a good example of a rapid response, but we need to be proactive, not reactive next time.

  2. Federal Judge Sergio Moro:

    As a judge, I act in an extremely reactive manner.

  3. Donald Tusk:

    We must go beyond being reactive and defensive. As Europeans we must regain our self-confidence and realize our own strengths.

  4. Neha Chaudhary:

    When a child is anxious or fearful, the parts of their brains responsible for attention, thinking, and learning just aren't able to function as well, teachers might find that some kids are more distractible, seemingly disengaged, not understanding the material as easily, or even easily annoyed or more emotionally reactive.

  5. Vicki Bryan:

    Reactive (strategy) is way more expensive than proactive.


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