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.)
hypersensitive to criticism.
allergic to a substance to which most people do not normally react.
Origin of hypersensitive:
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"
Highly or abnormally sensitive to a stimulus, especially to some allergen.
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