- excessively or unduly sensitive.
Origin of oversensitive
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Examples from the Web for oversensitivity
Virtually all people with ASD report various types of oversensitivity and intense fear.A Radical New Autism Theory
May 11, 2009
- excessively responsive to or aware of feelings, reactions, etc
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