a. reactive; readily reacting to people or events; showing emotion
Children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience.
Sentence in Classic:
To stand in the dark in a mysterious passage of an unknown house, bawling Estella to a scornful young lady neither visible nor responsive, and feeling it a dreadful liberty so to roar out her name, was almost as bad as playing to order.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Perhaps, however, her enjoyment proceeded more than she was aware from the physical stimulus of the excursion, the challenge of crisp cold and hard exercise, the responsive thrill of her body to the influences of the winter woods.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She would have been a strikingly beautiful woman had there been any glow in her eyes, any responsive warmth in her smile or any spontaneity in her voice that fell with gentle melody on the ears of her family and her servants.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She was so gay and responsive that one did not mind her heavy, running step, or her clattery way with pans.
They raise their arms mightily in responsive time, and turn the mass of metal about in the grasp of their tongs.
When the triumphant shout of Uncas was borne to his ears, the gratified father raised his voice in a single responsive cry, after which his busy piece alone proved that he still guarded his pass with unwearied diligence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context