Today’s word of the day is ‘Responsive‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Responsive [ ri-spon-siv ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The word originated from the early 15c: from Old Fench.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Uttaradaayee
2. Spanish – Sensible
3. French – Sensible
4. Mandarin – Fǎnyìng língmǐn
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The researchers discovered that the nanowires’ photodetectors were actually considerably more responsive.
2. It struck sharp on her senses; she almost consciously thanked heaven for such a responsive set of nerves.
3. Firms have to be responsive to consumer demand.
4. I think the community has been very responsive to those efforts.
5. The customer that is most responsive is also the highest risk.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
reactive, receptive, sensible, sensitive, susceptible, sympathetic, acknowledging, alive, impressionable, influenceable, kindhearted, open, passionate, perceptive, persuadable, replying, respondent, sentient, sharp, warmhearted, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
indifferent, insensitive, merciless, senseless, unaware, unconscious, unfeeling, unfriendly, unsusceptible, unresponsive, etc
Reactive and proactive policing are both necessary. Still, we need to lower expectations that such efforts can ever be responsive to crime.
Wishing young @AUThackeray a wonderful birthday and a successful year ahead. The future belongs to young leaders & Aditya is one of the brightest — capable, responsive, effective & with a clear-sighted vision that embraces both development and the environment. Many happy returns!
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) June 13, 2021