An excessive or abnormal sensitivity to a substance. A person who is hypersensitive to a certain drug will often suffer a severe allergic reaction (see allergy) if given the drug.
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The examples of this latest explosion of hypersensitivity are too numerous to recount, but a few should suffice.
Joie Chen on why the complaints are more than just hypersensitivity.
While it is a relief it is not getting higher, hypersensitivity to inflation shouldn't stop that number from getting lower.Don't Crucify Mankind Upon a Cross of 2% Inflation|Noah Kristula-Green|March 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Moongirls only become mean girls to disguise their hypersensitivity.What the Stars Hold for Your Week, June 26-July 2, 2011|Starsky + Cox|June 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST