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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Excessively sensitive.

Usage examples (22)
  • Adjective : to be hypersensitive to criticism
  • Many an extra franc and taler and lira did this hypersensitiveness cost him.
  • The patient may have extreme pain in the region of the head, ovaries, spine; in some parts of the skin there is extreme hypersensitiveness
  • Nevertheless, this important discovery does not explain all the facts, e.g. the hypersensitiveness to insulin of hypophysectomized animals. for more
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