It may be accounted a form of hyperaesthesia and no doubt has a nervous expression, but it is not the less psychic in its origin.
The reaction from the battle-field produced a condition of hyperaesthesia in which all the theatrical values were altered.
hyperaesthesia hy·per·aes·the·sia (hī'pər-ĭs-thē'zhə)
Variant of hyperesthesia.
hyperesthesia hy·per·es·the·sia or hy·per·aes·the·sia (hī'pər-ĭs-thē'zhə)
An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound. Also called oxyesthesia.