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Daily : Confusing Words

Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

SENSIBLE AND SENSITIVE
SENSIBLE - having an awareness or understanding of a situation

Examples:

It wasn’t very sensible to leave the car unlocked.

That's a very sensible suggestion.

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SENSITIVE - easily influenced, changed or damaged, especially by a physical activity or effect; easily upset by the things people say or do, or causing people to be upset, embarrassed or angry

Examples:

Some people's teeth are highly sensitive to cold.

Sensitive skin can be defined as skin that is easily irritated.

Robert is too sensitive to criticism.







 

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