SENSITIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SENSITIVE
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sensitive
 a.  easily upset by the things people say or do; responsive to external conditions
Classic Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
1  He had always been more sensitive than the people about him to the appeal of natural beauty.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  Ellen, sensitive to the bonds of kin, be they blood or marriage, wrote back reluctantly agreeing that she must stay but demanding Wade and Prissy be sent home immediately.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  He was still the thin sensitive boy with the same lock of pale brown hair hanging over his forehead and the same delicate useless-looking hands she remembered so well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  I always felt that women had a hardness and endurance unknown to men, despite the pretty idea taught me in childhood that women are frail, tender, sensitive creatures.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  Despite hard work, they were still slender and sensitive looking and remarkably well tended for a farmer's hands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
6  Lily had no real intimacy with nature, but she had a passion for the appropriate and could be keenly sensitive to a scene which was the fitting background of her own sensations.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
7  But now she had grown more sensitive to criticism and less confident in her power of disarming it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
8  But she was growing less sensitive on such points: a hard glaze of indifference was fast forming over her delicacies and susceptibilities, and each concession to expediency hardened the surface a little more.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
9  Carol was shuddering with the vicarious shame which sensitive people feel when they listen to an "elocutionist" being humorous, or to a precocious child publicly doing badly what no child should do at all.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  ALL that midsummer month Carol was sensitive to Kennicott.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  She got through three more minutes by studying the face of a girl in the pew across: a sensitive unhappy girl whose longing poured out with intimidating self-revelation as she worshiped Mr. Zitterel.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  He was at once too sensitive and too sophisticated to touch business as she knew it in Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  He was the first man in town who had not been sensitive enough to feel Carol's aloofness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
14  Perhaps I was over sensitive to such impressions at the time, but I could not help staring at this gallows with a vague misgiving.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
15  The door opened; Miss Nellie and her music-master stood behind it, but blind Samson, who was so sensitive to presences, did not know they were there.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
Example Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
16  Such overly sensitive people must be handled with kid gloves.
17  The eyes of predators are highly sensitive to the slightest movement.
18  Her experiences had made her sensitive to other people's troubles.
19  Issues such as drug addiction require sensitive handling when featured in TV dramas.
20  Suddenly not know what course to take such a life,nervous, sensitive and busy.
21  Sex education is a sensitive area for some parents, and thus it should remain optional.
22  The project is run by the top-secret Phantom Works in Seattle, the part of the company which handles Boeing's most sensitive programmes.
23  Making this situation extra sensitive is the fact that while benchmark interest rates have continued to rise over the course of the week.
24  Yet any discussion of weight and breast cancer is considered sensitive because some may misconstrue that as the medical establishment blaming women for their disease.
25  With such a supple, sensitive and compassionate mind, rigidity is something you need never worry about.
26  The substance is irritable to sensitive skin.
27  Mycobacterium tuberculosis is sensitive to nitric oxide generated by inducible nitric oxide synthesis.
28  It was a very sensitive topic to discuss, may I have chance to change it?
29  They suggest the sensitive spots play a major part in the aquatic reptiles' impressive reaction times and perform some of the tactile functions of human hands.
30  McGill University discovered that sensitivity to rose odour is greater in subjects that are sitting than in those lying down.