|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|1.||having the power of sensation|
|2.||responsive to or aware of feelings, moods, reactions, etc|
|3.||easily irritated; delicate: sensitive skin|
|4.||affected by external conditions or stimuli|
|6.||of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation|
|7.||capable of registering small differences or changes in amounts, quality, etc: a sensitive instrument|
|8.||photog having a high sensitivity: a sensitive emulsion|
|9.||connected with matters affecting national security, esp through access to classified information|
|10.||(of a stock market or prices) quickly responsive to external influences and thus fluctuating or tending to fluctuate|
|[C14: from Medieval Latin sēnsitīvus, from Latin sentīre to feel]|
sensitive sen·si·tive (sěn'sĭ-tĭv)
Capable of perceiving with a sense or senses.
Responsive to a stimulus.
Susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others.
Easily irritated or inflamed, especially due to previous exposure to an antigen.
Relating to, or characterizing a sensitized antigen.