responsive

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From Middle French responsif, from Late Latin responsivus.

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responsive (comparative more responsive, superlative most responsive)

  1. Answering, replying or responding.
  2. Able to receive and respond to external stimuli.
  3. Using antiphons; antiphonal.
  4. Susceptible to the feelings of others.
  5. (obsolete) Suited to something else; correspondent.
    • Alexander Pope
      The vocal lay responsive to the strings.
  6. (obsolete) responsible
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)

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responsive

  1. Feminine plural form of responsivo

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