medium, spiritualist, sensitive(adj)
someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
"he consulted several mediums"
thick-skinned, tough-skinned, unaffected(p), unclassified, pachydermatous, insensitive, indurate, dull, dead, numb(p), insensible(p), painless, unreactive, soulless, dead(p), deadened, callous
responsive to physical stimuli
"a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
thick-skinned, dull, dead(p), painless, unaffected(p), dead, numb(p), insensible(p), tough-skinned, unclassified, callous, unreactive, insensitive, soulless, indurate, pachydermatous, deadened
being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others
"sensitive to the local community and its needs"
deadened, unaffected(p), pachydermatous, dead(p), painless, dead, soulless, numb(p), callous, indurate, unreactive, insensible(p), dull, tough-skinned, thick-skinned, unclassified, insensitive
able to feel or perceive
"even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin"
dull, pachydermatous, unaffected(p), unreactive, tough-skinned, dead, insensitive, numb(p), painless, thick-skinned, deadened, indurate, soulless, unclassified, dead(p), insensible(p), callous
sensitive, sore, raw, tender(adj)
"the tender spot on his jaw"
stark naked, tender, bare-assed, new, sore, fond, cranky, crank, raw, warm, naked as a jaybird, unsanded, natural, peeled, in the altogether, painful, cutting, in the raw, affectionate, crude, mad, tippy, afflictive, bare-ass, raw(a), rude(a), naked, bleak, huffy, lovesome, sensible, untoughened, in the buff
callous, tough-skinned, indurate, dead, insensible(p), soulless, deadened, unclassified, numb(p), dull, pachydermatous, unreactive, thick-skinned, insensitive, unaffected(p), painless, dead(p)
of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security
dull, painless, tough-skinned, pachydermatous, unclassified, indurate, deadened, dead(p), unaffected(p), soulless, insensible(p), numb(p), insensitive, thick-skinned, callous, unreactive, dead
Having the faculty of sensation; pertaining to the senses.
Responsive to stimuli.
Of a person, easily offended, upset or hurt.
My friend Max is very sensitive; he cried today because of the bad news.
Of an issue, capable of offending, upsetting or hurting.
Religion is often a sensitive topic of discussion and should be avoided when dealing with foreign business associates.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Fine (Latin finis, end) denotes that which has been brought to a full end, finished. From this root-sense many derived meanings branch out, causing words quite remote from each other to be alike synonyms of fine. That which is truly finished, brought to an ideal end, is excellent of its kind, and beautiful, if a thing that admits of beauty; as, a fine house, fine trees, a fine woman, a fine morning; if a thing that admits of the removal of impurities, it is not finished till these are removed, and hence fine signifies clarified, clear, pure, refined; as, fine gold. That which is finished is apt to be polished, smooth to the touch, minutely exact in outline; hence fine comes to be a synonym for all words like dainty, delicate, exquisite; as, fine manners, a fine touch, fine perceptions. As that which is delicate is apt to be small, by an easy extension of meaning fine becomes a synonym for slender, slight, minute, comminuted; as, a fine thread, fine sand; or for filmy, tenuous, thin; as, a fine lace, fine wire; and as a thin edge is keen, sharp, fine becomes also a synonym for these words; as, a fine point, a fine edge. Compare BEAUTIFUL; MINUTE.
beautiful, clarified, clear, comminuted, dainty, delicate, elegant, excellent, exquisite, fine, gauzy, handsome, keen, minute, nice, polished, pure, refined, sharp, slender, slight, small, smooth, splendid, subtile, subtle, tenuous, thin
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- citlivý, senzitivníCzech
- empfindlich, sensibelGerman
- sensitivo, sensible, susceptibleSpanish
- hunkibera, sentiberaBasque
- arkaluonteinen, herkkätunteinen, herkkä, arkaFinnish
- érzékeny, kényesHungarian
- sensibile, delicatoItalian
- 敏感, 繊細Japanese
- sensibil, simțitor, impresionabil, receptiv, de precizie, susceptibilRomanian
- щекотливый, чувствительный, ранимый, конфиденциальный, точный, чуткий, восприимчивыйRussian
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