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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 敏感 (binkan)

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Kana: びんかん
Kanji: 敏感
Romaji: binkan

Type: Noun; adjective-na

Meaning: sensitive; sensibility; susceptibility; well attuned to

Example sentences:

蝶というのは実はにおいに非常に敏感な生き物です。
chou to iu no wa jitsu wa nioi ni hijou ni binkan na ikimono desu.
Butterflies are organisms which are very sensitive to smell.

敏感な人に会うのは、いつだって愉快なものですよ。
binkan na hito ni au no wa, itsu datte yukai na mono desu yo.
It is always a pleasure to meet a quick mind.

敏感 (binkan)

女性の想像力は実に敏感です。
josei no souzouryoku wa jitsu ni binkan desu.
A woman’s imagination is very rapid.

打ちつづく成功に馴れていた、わたしの友人は、自分の失敗に敏感になっていた。
uchitsuzuku seikou ni narete ita, watashi no yuujin wa, jibun no shippai ni binkan ni natte ita.
My friend, accustomed to an unbroken line of successes, was sensitive to his failure.

Similar words:

神経の鋭い (shinkei no surudoi)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 敏感 (míngǎn)
Korean: 민감 (mingam)

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