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

unresponsive (ˌʌnrɪˈspɒnsɪv)
 
adj
not reacting or responding to an action, question, suggestion, etc

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Example sentences
The program may appear to be unresponsive for a few moments, but after that
  you'll see that your default location's been changed.
To make matters worse, patients usually become unresponsive to traditional drug
  therapy.
In people who are born blind the visual cortex is completely unresponsive to
  any auditory or visual stimulation.
In comparison, conventional gas engines seem sluggish and unresponsive.
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