Translation of sensitive in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (emotionally responsive)(person)
sensible(performance/account)to be sensitive
lleno de sensibilidad
tosomethingto be sensitive to musictener sensibilidad para la músicato be sensitive to somebody's needs/problemsser or (in Chile, Mexico also) estar muy consciente de las necesidades/los problemas de alguien1.2 (touchy)
tener muy presentes las necesidades/los problemas de alguien(person)sensitive
about/ tosomethinghe's very sensitive to criticismes muy susceptible a la críticahe's very sensitive about his spotsvive preocupado por los granitosExample sentences
- The guidelines dictate that emotionally charged topics be avoided on tests, for fear that mention of them might upset sensitive children.
- O'Leary cheerfully acknowledges that his abrasive manner upsets the more sensitive among those he deals with.
- Women would benefit enormously from this - we are very sensitive and get upset about small things, and men have no idea.
- 2 (physically responsive)(teeth)
tosomethingsensibleto be sensitive to temperature changes aalgoser sensible a los cambios de temperaturaExample sentences
- Oberlander will also explain that people are highly sensitive to subliminal signals about personality, regardless of whether or not they know who a message has come from.
- You've written that patients today are more sensitive to body signals; they're more likely to go to the doctor for something than they would have a few decades ago.
- Well we found that females seem to be more sensitive to perceiving these signals of fear.
- He said the vehicles ‘had a major visible impact with serious ramifications for Dartmoor National Park’, damaging sensitive areas of bog and heather.
- Prefabrication of the building in a nearby factory minimized both construction waste and damage to the sensitive area by heavy equipment.
- These creams and ointments vary in strength, and using the wrong strength in sensitive areas can damage the skin, especially in infants.
- Orthochromatic films are not sensitive to red light at all, and may be developed under a red safelight.
- The blue filter is measuring blue light in the visible spectrum, not the ultraviolet light to which platinum materials are sensitive.
- Even the orthochromatic films were not sensitive to red light.
- 3 3.1 (secret)(document/information)he holds a sensitive post in the Ministry
confidencialocupa un puesto de absoluta confianza en el Ministerio3.2 (requiring tact)(topic/issue)the sensitive border region
delicadola conflictiva zona fronterizaExample sentences
- The Yorkshire Euro MP may not be the first person you'd think of if you were looking for a sensitive appreciation of the modern woman.
- One is Mary's uniquely sensitive appreciation of the myriad ways in which the case for academic freedom may be advanced.
- I now have a more sensitive appreciation of how devastating war really is.
- As someone who was intimately involved in dealing with the most sensitive national security secrets out there, how big of a flap is this?
- The Victorian Opposition has released details of what it claims is yet another breach of sensitive security information within the Victoria Police.
- General statements that, for example, the information is sensitive security information, are inadequate to satisfy the government's burden.
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