supersensitive

[soo-per-sen-si-tiv]

adjective

extremely or excessively sensitive; hypersensitive: a supersensitive smoke detector.
Electricity. of or relating to relays that operate on very small currents, below about 250 microamperes.

Origin of supersensitive

First recorded in 1830–40; super- + sensitive
Related formssu·per·sen·si·tive·ness, nounsu·per·sen·si·tiv·i·ty, noun
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