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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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Showing remarkable sensitiveness, the European Commission reacted rapidly to press reports on July 26 suggesting that it had discussed possible delays in the enlargement of the European Union.
He said that a sort of sensitiveness was developing among the youths of Kashmir, who considered trade and track second diplomacy as being faces of the same coin, to subvert the basic political question of Kashmir.
Lovely friends show maximum sensitiveness while they are share their daily food which is being supplied by the artisans of BeE-evler Neighborhood.
If the universal sensitiveness of the society to this brutal incident is a matter of much hope and pride -- the protests have spread over the entire country -- the relative insensitiveness of the state and the police is a matter of very serious concern.
He also stressed the sensitiveness of the ninth parliamentary vote, and said, "Since there are many hues and cries and words of threat against the Iranian nation, the Iranian nation is placed in a more sensitive position in this round (of elections) and it can speak better and this speaking is done through action.
But the sensitiveness being shown about special characters like the Former Army Commander Fonseka is a natural phenomenon.
CARE has rated the aforesaid hybrid instruments taking into consideration its increased sensitiveness to SBH's capital adequacy ratio, capital raising ability and profitability during the tenure of the instruments.
LetCOs hope both Christofias and Talat consider the sensitiveness of July and refrain from turning the clocks back.
The virtue is sensitiveness to the needs of others.
If Pakistan does that, then India, in a very short time, will reduce sensitiveness (on Pakistan-made products) to 100 tariff lines in about six months.