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"hypersensitive" in British English

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hypersensitiveadjective

uk   /ˌhaɪ.pəˈsen.sɪ.tɪv/  us   /-pɚˈsen.sə.t̬ɪv/
(Definition of hypersensitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hypersensitiveadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌhɑɪ·pərˈsen·sə·t̬ɪv/
very ​easilychanged or ​damaged by ​physicalconditions, or ​easilyupset: He’s hypersensitive about his ​height.
(Definition of hypersensitive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hypersensitive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过于敏感的, 过敏的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過於敏感的, 過敏的…
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