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Emotional ReactionPlay
Reactive can emphasize an emotional response to stimuli, not just physical. SlideHe's very reactive when criticized, getting defensive immediately.
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Situation DependentPlay
Use 'reactive' to describe behavior influenced by specific situations or changes. SlideThe reactive crowd calmed down once the concert started.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Reactive' can imply over-sensitivity or unpredictability in certain contexts. SlideAvoid labeling people as 'reactive' without understanding their perspective.