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English definition of “hypersensitive”


adjective     /ˌhaɪ.pəˈsen.sɪ.tɪv/ US  /-pɚˈsen.sə.t̬ɪv/
too easily upset by criticism: He's hypersensitive about his height.Becoming too excited and easily upset very easily influenced, changed, or damaged, especially by a physical activity or effect: hypersensitive skinBecoming too excited and easily upsetReacting and responding
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