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On this page you'll find 238 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oversensitive, such as: annoyed, contentious, exasperated, fractious, petulant, and prickly.

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How to use oversensitive in a sentence

  • Neither she nor her brothers understood their oversensitive relative.

    Against the Current | Edward A. Steiner
  • The rigorous altitude of intellect in which she was reared served as a corrective to the oversensitive quality of her imagination.

    Turn About Eleanor | Ethel M. Kelley
  • The whole self is oversensitive, and the very inflection of a voice has enormous significance.

  • Some, which I found had offended the oversensitive and irritable tempers of certain persons, I struck out.

  • In the debate as to whether there should be veal loaf or poached egg on hash, she had no chance to be heretical and oversensitive.

    Main Street | Sinclair Lewis

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