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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. (graphical user interface) automatically resizing and repositioning elements to fit the available space
  6. (obsolete) suited to something else; correspondent
    • Alexander Pope
      The vocal lay responsive to the strings.
  7. (obsolete) responsible
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)

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responsive

  1. feminine singular of responsif

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responsive

  1. Feminine plural of adjective responsivo.

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