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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sensitivelyadverb

    in a sensitive manner

    "she questioned the rape victim very sensitively about the attack"


  1. sensitivelyadverb

    In a sensitive manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sensitivelyadverb

    In a sensitive manner.

    Etymology: from sensitive.

    The sensitive faculty, through the nature of man’s sense, may express itself more sensitively towards an inferior object than towards God: this is a piece of frailty. Henry Hammond.

Editors Contribution

  1. sensitively

    Unforced irritants

    Submitted by anonymous on June 16, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensitively in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensitively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sensitively in a Sentence

  1. Mike Bush:

    We have to be absolutely clear on the cause of death and confirm their identity before that can happen, but we are so aware of the cultural and religious needs. So we are doing that as quickly and as sensitively as possible.

  2. Jason Murphy:

    We have received very positive support from the community but we need to convert this support into tangible evidence that will enable us to bring Lyra's killers to justice, we will continue to work positively and sensitively with the local community to achieve this.

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    an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    • A. tranquillity
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