What does hypersensitive mean?

hypersensitive meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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

hypersensitive meaning in General Dictionary

having an allergy or strange or exorbitant susceptibility (especially to a particular element)

Sentence Examples with the word hypersensitive

This nervous excitability was inherited, though' not to the same excess, by Octave, whose mother died in his infancy and left him to the care of the hypersensitive invalid.

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