hypersensitive[hī′pər sen′sə tiv]
hypersensitive definition by Webster's New World
abnormally or excessively sensitive
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- hypersensitivity noun
hypersensitive definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Highly or excessively sensitive.
- hyˌper·senˈsi·tive·ness, hyˌper·senˌsi·tivˈi·ty noun
hypersensitive - Medical Definition
Responding excessively to the stimulus of a foreign agent, such as an allergen; abnormally sensitive.
- hypersensitiveness, hyˌper·senˌsi·tivˈi·ty noun