RESPONSIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RESPONSIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  reactive; readily reacting to people or events; showing emotion
Classic Sentence: (199 in 14 pages)
1  She leaned forward with a responsive flash.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
4  She told herself that she was not responsive to men.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 7
10  It's all very well for you, said Natasha, with a responsive smile.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
15  But his guttural responses satisfied me at once that he but ill comprehended my meaning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The driver is responsible for getting the troop of colobus moving through the canopy.
17  His unit was responsible for intelligence gathering in North Africa.
18  Such a presence must take the form of an onshore administrative unit responsible for the management of the fishing vessel concerned.
19  I'm responsible for the west side.
20  Sooner or later,the time comes when we all must become responsible adults,and learn to give up what we want,so we can choose to do what is right.
21  A combination of factors may be responsible for the increase in cancer.
22  We are responsible for the care and well-being of all our patients.
23  The insurance company is responsible for this case.
24  He's an honest, responsible citizen who respects the law and is dedicated to his family.
25  He says I don't think he's a responsible enough citizen.
26  The council is responsible for refuse collection.
27  The elders were responsible for the proper conduct of community life.
28  Even where parents no longer live together, they each continue to be responsible for their children.
29  The tumultuous Cultural Revolution was chiefly responsible for the searing desire for change in China.
30  The department is responsible for the provision of residential care services.