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'Sensible' and 'sensitive' are often confused, but they are quite different.
'Sensible' means that you 'have good judgement' or 'are very practical'.
Sometimes the most sensible thing is to ignore what people say and look at the facts.
'Sensitive' is related to feelings.
If you're sensitive, it can mean that 'you think about how other people feel'.
Be sensitive to people's feelings and they might agree with you.
It can also mean that 'your feelings are very easily upset'.
Don't be too sensitive about your idea being rejected.
So being sensitive is all about feelings and kindness.
Being sensible is about being practical and wise.
Do you think it's sensible to be sensitive to other people?
Are some people too sensitive to make sensible decisions?
Tell us what you think.
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What's the difference between 'sensible' and 'sensitive'? - English In A Minute

77 Folder Collection
luna.chou published on March 18, 2020
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