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Meaning of RESPONSIVE

Pronunciation:  ree'spânsiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  readily reacting to people or events; showing emotion; "children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience"
  2. [adj]  susceptible to the feelings or attitudes of others; "keeping government in America responsive to the will of the people"
  3. [adj]  readily reacting to suggestions and influences; "a responsive student"
  4. [adj]  susceptible to suggestion; "a personality responsive to your desires"
  5. [adj]  (religion) containing or using responses or antiphons recited or sung in alternation; "responsive reading"; "antiphonal liturgy"
 

RESPONSIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: amenable, answering, antiphonal, respondent, susceptible, tractable
 
 Antonyms: unresponsive
 
 See Also: sensitive

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*spon"sive\ (-s?v), a. [Cf. F. resposif.]
1. That responds; ready or inclined to respond.

2. Suited to something else; correspondent.

         The vocal lay responsive to the strings. --Pope.

3. Responsible. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. -- {Re*spon"sive*ly},
   adv. -- {Re*spon"sive*ness}, n.

 

 

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