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A new generation of satellites will carry particularly sensitive instruments.
Bats have extremely sensitive ears.
Coral is very sensitive to changes in water temperature.
If I’d known she was so sensitive, I wouldn’t have teased her.
Kyle takes his work seriously and is sensitive to criticism.
Conservationists and farmers in environmentally sensitive areas are learning to work together.
Wear rubber gloves if you have very sensitive skin.
This is a case that needs sensitive and skilful handling.
The police should be more sensitive to the needs of local communities.
This is the British English definition of sensitive. View American English definition of sensitive.