But the fate of Hungarian Jews was particularly painful, as Orringer sensitively captures.
Miller also sensitively explores how some of his five siblings respond to parental abdication.
They feel too keenly, too sensitively, are guided too much by individual temperamental preferences.
And all the child in Paul, responding so sensitively to his mother's feelings, agreed to this.
Furthermore her work was now scrupulously honest, and she was sensitively alert to the slightest imputation of untruthfulness.
Her grandfather; for whom her affection is so sensitively keen, has disappeared.
It was of these delicate and awful visitings that Horatio was, more than the rest, aware and sensitively expectant.
He seemed to feel the beauty of it sensitively, as she did critically.
The modern world is probably not ideally moral, but it is sensitively fastidious and scrupulously observant of "good form."
She was finely and sensitively organized; considerate and gentle.
late 14c., in reference to the body or its parts, "having the function of sensation;" also (early 15c.) "pertaining to the faculty of the soul that receives and analyzes sensory information;" from Old French sensitif "capable of feeling" (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin sensitivus "capable of sensation," from Latin sensus, past participle of sentire "feel perceive" (see sense (n.)).
Meaning "easily affected" (with reference to mental feelings) first recorded 1816; meaning "having intense physical sensation" is from 1849. Original meaning is preserved in sensitive plant (1630s), which is "mechanically irritable in a higher degree than almost any other plant" [Century Dictionary]. Meaning "involving national security" is recorded from 1953. Related: Sensitively; sensitiveness.
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.