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

SENSIBLE - having an awareness or understanding of a situation


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

That's a very sensible suggestion.


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


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.