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28 / 11 / 2003

FALSE FRIEND: SENSITIVE: meaning and examples

Hello. I hope you are having a good day.

Today's word is: sensitive (adjective)

Meaning 1: reacting quickly or strongly to something.

Example 1:
Since Snowflake was an albino gorilla, he was very sensitive to the sun, which is probably why he died of skin cancer.

Meaning 2: Emotional or likely to become angry or disappointed very easily.

Example 2:
Since the divorce, she is very sensitive; I have seen her cry twice this morning.

Enjoy the rest of your day.