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adjective as in allergic

adjective as in tender

adjective as in thin-skinned

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Example Sentences

Lowe is also hypersensitive to what she wears while working out, having gotten looks once for donning just a sports bra on a hot day.

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According to her, it is not her fault that I am too stupid to do anything right and am so ridiculously hypersensitive — two of many things she cannot stand about me.

Sharks rely on a specific pH in water for their hypersensitive noses.

People are hypersensitive to the messages brands are putting out during this pandemic, which means this personal touch matters more than ever.

Anyone who identifies as an ‘ist’ is going to be hypersensitive about some topics.

But the hyperactive Sarkozy is hypersensitive to these oft-repeated allegations of skullduggery.

Certain to avoid talking politics in front of the hypersensitive cameras, Boehner opted for the more germane.

Seventeen years ago military leaders were hypersensitive to such a bold change in military culture.

A hypersensitive conscience cost our widowed client ten thousand dollars!

If I were hypersensitive to the silly things people say, I should have given up selling long before.

He looked, wondering what made this young attractive woman hypersensitive on the subject of sex.

My grounds for perturbation are not imaginary or based on the hallucinations of a hypersensitive mind.

Owing to the emotional strain to which I had been subjected I may have been in a hypersensitive condition.


On this page you'll find 250 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hypersensitive, such as: susceptible, affected, averse to, dyspathetic, immune sensitive, and sensitive.

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