RESPONSIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RESPONSIVE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 a.  reactive; readily reacting to people or events; showing emotion
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  We try to be responsive to the needs of the customer.
2  Firms have to be responsive to consumer demand.
3  Harriet was an easy, responsive little girl.
4  The party's policy on childcare facilities has struck a responsive chord with women voters.
5  Children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience.
6  I am a bit dizzy from the effort of writing and distributing, and receiving the responses.
7  So there's certain impromptu nature to a lot of these questions and the responses.
8  Emotional responses are a function of the right hemisphere of the brain.
9  With closed questions, the researcher has in some way limited the possible responses.
10  According to what he said, Linda should be responsible for the case.
11  You admit you fired the gun and we now know that the shot killed the victim so you are, ipso facto, responsible for his death.
12  It's time you started acting like a responsible adult.
13  They recommended the creation of a new government agency to be responsible for the environment.
14  I am making you responsible for the cooking.
15  The company could not indicate a person even nominally responsible for staff training.
Classic Sentence: (199 in 14 pages)
1  She leaned forward with a responsive flash.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  She had never seen him so alert, so responsive, so attentive to what she had to say.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  Her eyes sought the faces about her, craving a responsive glance, some sign of an intuition of her trouble.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
4  She told herself that she was not responsive to men.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
5  She was so gay and responsive that one did not mind her heavy, running step, or her clattery way with pans.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIX
6  Antonia had the most trusting, responsive eyes in the world; love and credulousness seemed to look out of them with open faces.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
7  He waited a moment longer, hoping I'd begin a conversation, but I was too absorbed to be responsive, so he went unwillingly home.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  He loved to lie in the very centre of five millions of people, with his filaments stretching out and running through them, responsive to every little rumour or suspicion of unsolved crime.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
9  She makes them as responsive as a violin.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
10  It's all very well for you, said Natasha, with a responsive smile.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XVI
11  They raise their arms mightily in responsive time, and turn the mass of metal about in the grasp of their tongs.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
12  I have found no other audience so quick to see a point, and so responsive.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
13  The only Latin he knew was the responses of the Mass and the only history the manifold wrongs of Ireland.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  Scarlett came abruptly out of her dream of delight, for she had neglected to make the responses and her mother was looking at her reprovingly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  But his guttural responses satisfied me at once that he but ill comprehended my meaning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.