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sensitive

1. having the power of sensation
2. of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation
3. Photog having a high sensitivity
4. connected with matters affecting national security, esp through access to classified information
5. (of a stock market or prices) quickly responsive to external influences and thus fluctuating or tending to fluctuate

sensitive

(1) Responsive to electromagnetic signals. See electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

(2) Requiring controls on disclosure. For example, medical records include sensitive data. In risk analysis, one classifies data by the degree of sensitivity and criticality. See critical and sanitize.
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He said: "I felt a big responsibility to try to play his death sensitively.
A RE easy or upbeat but A Brief Stop On The Auschwitz, by Goran handled more delicately and sensitively because the POW in question is the author's own father, Using personal photos, letters and other documents, the Swedish writer delves into his Jewish roots and retraces his dad's journey from the Lodz Ghetto in Poland through to the brutal Auschwitz-Birkenau, where he is separated from his beloved Halinka (Hala) and his family.
Therefore, the researchers tried in this research to produce a sensor made of carbon ceramic modified with multi-walled carbon nanotubes, which is able to sensitively, selectively and simultaneously determine Sunset Yellow and Tartrazine in the desired food samples.
All Saints Church, Childwall - church officers have dealt sensitively with objections
DrugScope chief executive Martin Barnes said: "If EastEnders sensitively reflect the impact that drug use has on Phil, it could help.
Death is a fact of life and if it is explained to children sensitively then it does not cause anxiety.
Home needs to listen and work with the families to ensure the situation is handled sensitively and in the interests of remaining residents.
A SAMARITANS spokeswoman said it was important for school to talk about suicide responsibly and sensitively.
Officers fear the mother will need urgent medical attention and be in an extremely vulnerable state and urge her or her family to come forward - all information will be treated sensitively.
That world isn't necessarily immune to reason's assaults, but they'll have to be orchestrated more subtly and sensitively than they are here.
The present invention provides gene sequences of spacer regions between 16S rRNA genes and 23S rRNA genes specific for the genus Pectinatus relating to beer-spoilage and a method for quickly and sensitively detecting the bacteria by using the sequences.
AC chairmen must reach outside the boardroom to work and communicate fully, yet sensitively, with the outside audit partner, inside audit staff, counsel and top management.