responsive

[ri-spon-siv]
adjective
1.
responding especially readily and sympathetically to appeals, efforts, influences, etc.: a responsive government.
2.
Physiology. acting in response, as to some stimulus.
3.
characterized by the use of responses: responsive worship.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin respōnsīvus. See response, -ive

responsively, adverb
hyperresponsive, adjective
hyperresponsively, adverb
hyperresponsiveness, noun
nonresponsive, adjective
nonresponsively, adverb
quasi-responsive, adjective
quasi-responsively, adverb
unresponsive, adjective
unresponsively, adverb
unresponsiveness, noun


1. receptive, understanding, sympathetic.
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responsive (rɪˈspɒnsɪv)
 
adj
1.  reacting or replying quickly or favourably, as to a suggestion, initiative, etc
2.  (of an organism) reacting to a stimulus
 
re'sponsively
 
adv
 
re'sponsiveness
 
n

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Example sentences
It is a system of government that can never be responsive to the majority of
  its citizens.
Politicians these days have to be more responsive to voters.
Touchscreen still not as responsive as other smartphones.
It usually is not responsive to chemotherapy, either.
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