Definitions for hypersensitiveˌhaɪ pərˈsɛn sɪ tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hy•per•sen•si•tiveˌhaɪ pərˈsɛn sɪ tɪv(adj.)

  1. excessively sensitive:

    hypersensitive to criticism.

  2. allergic to a substance to which most people do not normally react.

    Category: Pathology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allergic, hypersensitive, hypersensitized, hypersensitised, sensitized, sensitised, supersensitive, supersensitized, supersensitised(adj)

    having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)

    "allergic children"; "hypersensitive to pollen"


  1. hypersensitive(Adjective)

    Highly or abnormally sensitive to a stimulus, especially to some allergen.


  1. Hypersensitive

    Hypersensitive is the second album by the five-piece music group Ghost Machine. The album was released on November 21, 2006 via Corporate Punishment Records. The original track listing of the album, displayed on such sites as and Allmusic, was identical to that of their self-titled debut album Ghost Machine. However, it actually features ten new tracks and the older tracks have been slightly reworked.


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