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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·spon·sive /rɪˈspɑn(t)sɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·spon·sive /rɪˈspɑn(t)sɪv/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·spon·sive a.
 1. That responds; ready or inclined to respond.
 2. Suited to something else; correspondent.
    The vocal lay responsive to the strings.   --Pope.
 3. Responsible. [Obs.]
 -- Re*spon*sive*ly, adv. -- Re*spon*sive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: containing or using responses or antiphons recited or sung
             in alternation; "responsive reading"; "antiphonal
             liturgy" [syn: antiphonal]
      2: readily reacting to people or events; showing emotion;
         "children are often the quickest and most responsive
         members of the audience" [ant: unresponsive]
      3: readily reacting to suggestions and influences; "a
         responsive student" [syn: amenable, tractable]
      4: susceptible to the feelings or attitudes of others; "keeping
         government in America responsive to the will of the