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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HYPERSENSITIVE

It was no time for Clancy to be hypersensitive about Vandervent's honor.

A conscience newly aroused by her terrible tragedy and hypersensitive?

He is hypersensitive and emotional, not argumentative and judicial.

Radowitz, in all matters connected with money, was hypersensitive and touchy.

The bald stubby man waddling forward looked neither calloused nor hypersensitive.

In the result Chichikov received not only his papers, but also some warm clothing for his hypersensitive limbs.

Hypersensitive from her convent upbringing she knew intuitively when he entered a room or left it.

Since metallic mass affected the hypersensitive instruments the bubble had been made as small and light as possible.

Its defects became monstrously exaggerated to his hypersensitive mind.

This started a small avalanche which went clattering down the cliff with a sound, to our hypersensitive ears, like thunder.

WORD ORIGIN

1827, a hybrid from hyper- + sensitive. Related: Hypersensitivity.

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