Synonyms for responsive

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ri-spon-siv
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈspɒn sɪv

Top 10 synonyms for responsive Other synonyms for the word responsive

Définition of responsive

Origin :
  • early 15c., "making answer," from Middle French responsif and directly from Late Latin responsivus "answering," from Latin respons-, past participle stem of respondere (see respond). Meaning "responding to influence or action" is from 1762. Related: Responsively; responsiveness.
  • adj quick to react
Example sentences :
  • It revealed surely a tender heart, one responsive to a pure love.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • A new and excited note had come into his voice, responsive to her own.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • She, on her part, fell at once attentive, grave and responsive.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • What this efficient cause is, is a question that awakens no responsive inquiry.
  • Extract from : « Life: Its True Genesis » by R. W. Wright
  • And responsive out of his deeps had come the new thing—love.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • There was no answer and no responsive movement, and the Captain bent his head and listened.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Eri » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Responsive to that gesture, Gonzaga faced the pinioned captain truculently.
  • Extract from : « Love-at-Arms » by Raphael Sabatini
  • It is the Responsive God that we long for, and how shall we reach Him?
  • Extract from : « The Romance of the Soul » by Lilian Staveley
  • There was indeed the dimmest suggestion in her face and voice of a responsive mood.
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • The atmosphere about them was not thrilling in responsive sympathy.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown

Antonyms for responsive

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