su·per·sen·si·tive -'sen(t)-sət-iv, -'sen(t)-stiv adj HYPERSENSITIVE
su·per·sen·si·tiv·i·ty -.sen(t)-sə-'tiv-ət-ē n, pl -ties

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  • Supersensitive — Su per*sen si*tive, a. Excessively sensitive; morbidly sensitive. {Su per*sen si*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supersensitive — [so͞o΄pərsen′sə tiv] adj. extremely sensitive supersensitivity n …   English World dictionary

  • supersensitive — adj. supersensitive to * * * [ˌs(j)uːpə sensɪtɪv] supersensitive to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • supersensitive — supersensitiveness, n. supersensitivity, n. /sooh peuhr sen si tiv/, adj. 1. extremely or excessively sensitive; hypersensitive: a supersensitive smoke detector. 2. Elect. of or pertaining to relays that operate on very small currents, below… …   Universalium

  • supersensitive — adjective Extremely sensitive …   Wiktionary

  • Supersensitive — Высокочувствительный, сверхчувствительный …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • supersensitive — Synonyms and related words: allergic, anaphylactic, delicate, empathetic, empathic, goosy, hyperesthetic, hyperpathic, hypersensitive, irritable, itchy, nervous, overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overtender, passible, prickly, refined,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • supersensitive — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. ultrasensitive, thin skinned. see sensitive …   English dictionary for students

  • supersensitive — adj. extremely sensitive, hypersensitive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supersensitive — su·per·sensitive …   English syllables

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