Definition of hypersensitive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    hypersensitive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌhaɪpərˈsɛnsət̮ɪv//
     
    hypersensitive (to something)
     
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  1. 1very easily offended He's hypersensitive to any kind of criticism.
  2. 2extremely physically sensitive to particular substances, medicines, light, etc. Her skin is hypersensitive.
hypersensitivity
 
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NAmE//ˌhaɪpərˌsɛnsəˈtɪvət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable]
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