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supersensitive

[ soo-per-sen-si-tiv ]
/ ˌsu pərˈsɛn sɪ tɪv /
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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.
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Origin of supersensitive

First recorded in 1830–40; super- + sensitive

OTHER WORDS FROM supersensitive

su·per·sen·si·tive·ness, nounsu·per·sen·si·tiv·i·ty, noun
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