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Anyone who identifies as an ‘ist’ is going to be hypersensitive about some topics.Louis C.K. on Daniel Tosh’s Rape Joke: Are Comedy and Feminism Enemies?|Jennifer L. Pozner|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the hyperactive Sarkozy is hypersensitive to these oft-repeated allegations of skullduggery.A Wrench in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn Conspiracy Theory|Christopher Dickey|April 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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.
Since metallic mass affected the hypersensitive instruments the bubble had been made as small and light as possible.The Nothing Equation|Tom Godwin
Hypersensitive, hī-per-sen′si-tiv, adj. excessively sensitive.
This started a small avalanche which went clattering down the cliff with a sound, to our hypersensitive ears, like thunder.The Image and the Likeness|John Scott Campbell
The dissociated stream is hypersensitive and makes use of hints and fears that have passed unperceived by the consciousness.Spiritualism and the New Psychology|Millais Culpin
Only the hypersensitive Vera was disturbed by the monotonous beating of restless wings.