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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor).

Usage examples (28)
  • If you have a problem with the swastika, you're just being "hypersensitive," according to her.
  • After years of use my skin grew thin and 'hypersensitive' and I needed more and more cream to feel even ok..
  • In the cabin, I would enter a kind of hypersensitive trance that allowed me to average four hundred pages a day.
  • School bullying: Dead teen's family 'hypersensitive' for more
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