sensitively
adverb see sensitive I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sensitively — adv. Sensitively is used with these verbs: ↑respond …   Collocations dictionary

  • sensitively — sen|si|tive|ly [ sensətıvli ] adverb in a way that shows that you care about someone or something and do not want to cause damage or offense: I thought she handled the situation very sensitively …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sensitively — sensitive ► ADJECTIVE 1) quick to detect, respond to, or be affected by slight changes, signals, or influences. 2) delicately appreciating the feelings of others. 3) easily offended or upset. 4) kept secret or with restrictions on disclosure.… …   English terms dictionary

  • sensitively — adverb in a sensitive manner she questioned the rape victim very sensitively about the attack • Ant: ↑insensitively • Derived from adjective: ↑sensitive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sensitively — Sensitive Sen si*tive, a. [F. sensitif. See {Sense}.] 1. Having sense of feeling; possessing or exhibiting the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects; as, a sensitive soul. [1913 Webster] 2. Having quick and acute sensibility,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sensitively — See sensitive. * * * …   Universalium

  • sensitively — adverb In a sensitive manner …   Wiktionary

  • sensitively — adv. in a sensitive manner; responsively; perceptively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sensitively — sen·si·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • sensitively — UK [ˈsensətɪvlɪ] / US adverb in a way that shows that you care about someone or something and do not want to cause damage or offence …   English dictionary

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