[ UK /sˈɛnsɪtˌɪvli/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛnsɪtɪvɫi/ ]
  1. in a sensitive manner
    she questioned the rape victim very sensitively about the attack
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How To Use sensitively In A Sentence

  • This, perhaps the greatest period of an already great life, has been sensitively written about by memoirists and historians.
  • Since you say she is already quite insecure, you need to broach this issue sensitively. Times, Sunday Times
  • The transactivation assay needed to sensitively detect changes in transcription factor activity.
  • In nearly five decades of concert going this writer has rarely heard more exquisite, sensitively projected Chopin.
  • Visual contrast sensitivity reflects and evaluates visual function more sensitively and actually than visual acuity.
  • He was the sensitively weepy one.
  • The Front rescues gnomes from garden centres where they are insensitively placed among bottles of toxic garden chemicals.
  • We were also treated to sensitively and beautifully played instrumental items from Philip Gruar and Elizabeth Dodd, in combinations such as lute and flute, two recorders, two viols, recorder and viol, and crumhorn and viol.
  • He was an intensely charismatic actor and conveyed the meanings of words as dramatically and sensitively as the music.
  • The energy minister said he appreciated the matter would have to be dealt with sensitively.
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