Reactiveness



[ree-ak-tiv] /riˈæk tɪv/

adjective
1.
tending to .
2.
pertaining to or characterized by reaction.
3.
Electricity. pertaining to or characterized by reactance.
/rɪˈæktɪv/
adjective
1.
readily partaking in chemical reactions: sodium is a reactive metal, free radicals are very reactive
2.
of, concerned with, or having a reactance
3.
responsive to stimulus
4.
(of mental illnesses) precipitated by an external cause: reactive depression
adj.

1712, from react + -ive. Related: Reactively; reactiveness; reactivity.

reactive re·ac·tive (rē-āk’tĭv)
adj.

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