What does allergic mean?

allergic meaning in General Dictionary

of or pertaining to allergy

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  • described as or caused by allergy
  • having an allergy or unusual or exorbitant susceptibility (especially to a certain factor)

allergic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1911, from allergy + -ic; possibly modeled on French allergique (1906). Figurative usage, "antipathetic, repulsed" is from 1936.

Sentence Examples with the word allergic

You're saying she's allergic to us? a skeptical blonde woman with striking blue-green eyes asked.

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