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Definitions for hypersensitive
ˌhaɪ pərˈsɛn sɪ tɪvhy·per·sen·si·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allergic, hypersensitive, hypersensitized, hypersensitised, sensitized, sensitised, supersensitive, supersensitized, supersensitisedadjective

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

    "allergic children"; "hypersensitive to pollen"

Wiktionary

  1. hypersensitiveadjective

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

Wikipedia

  1. Hypersensitive

    Hypersensitive is the second album by American rock band Ghost Machine. It was released on November 21, 2006 via Corporate Punishment Records. The original track listing of the album, displayed on sites like Amazon and AllMusic, was identical to that of their self-titled debut album Ghost Machine (2005). However, it actually features ten new tracks and the older tracks have been slightly reworked.

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  1. hypersensitive

    Hypersensitive refers to an excessively or abnormally increased sensitivity to stimuli, whether it is physical, emotional, environmental, or specific substances. It can manifest as extreme reactions, like allergies, or emotional responses such as feeling upset over minor issues. It can also refer to being overly responsive or highly reactive. It is often associated with a number of conditions such as allergies, asthma, and mental health disorders.

Wikidata

  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 Amazon.com 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hypersensitive

    hī-per-sen′si-tiv, adj. excessively sensitive.—n. Hypersen′sitiveness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypersensitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypersensitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of hypersensitive in a Sentence

  1. Jayne Dixon Weber:

    When the kids are young, Randi Hagerman’re kind of hypersensitive to what other people think, i ’m past that now, and I ’m thankful that I am. What’s up next ? Medications helpful in treating Fragile X syndrome are a portal to understanding and developing treatments for other intellectual disabilities as well, including autism, Randi Hagerman said. As for Ian, Jayne Dixon Weber said if he continues working at the food store and stays active within his community, he will continue to grow and learn. Despite his developmental delays, Ian’s energy and attitude work in his favor.

  2. Denise Dowd:

    When you are exposed to this toxic stress, the fight or flight instinct is all you have, whether you’re being attacked by a bear in the woods or your father comes home drunk and screaming at you, these kids can shut down or they can become hypersensitive and ready to fight at the slightest provocation.

  3. Lou Riolo:

    Knowing Jack is Autistic and nonverbal and is hypersensitive to loud sounds and crowds at times there were some concerns.

  4. The Hollywood Reporter:

    Nowadays, it’s crossing the line, right ? It’s not bad if you’re the news for a couple of days, but you do n’t want to be the guy that ruins the night or someone’s moment, at the same time, you’ve got to be yourself. As comedians, we’re up on a tightrope trying to make sure people are entertained. But, again, we’re living in a hypersensitive society. You do n’t know where that line is sometimes. It moves from day to day.

  5. Lou Riolo:

    Erin brought it to me, knowing Jack is Autistic and nonverbal and is hypersensitive to loud sounds and crowds at times there were some concerns.

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