- hyper- + sensitivity (Wiktionary)
“Type I, immediate anaphylactic hypersensitivity is characterised by the production of IgE antibodies against foreign proteins (Platts-Mills 2002).”
“Paranoid personality, characterized by hypersensitivity, rigidity, suspiciousness, feelings of envy and jealousy, excessive self-importance, and a tendency to blame others, has been proposed as the trait underlying paranoid states 439, 506.”
“Roche said it suspended all Phase III clinical trials for taspoglutide due to side effects such as hypersensitivity and said it will work on an improved dosage.”
“After Schlessinger aired a rant about race and what she called racial "hypersensitivity," which lasted nearly six minutes, and included eleven fully articulated, uncensored instances of the N-word, it wasn't the FCC that came down on her.”
“They've seen this "hypersensitivity" before and they've seen what happens - so what makes their attempt any different?”
“In these 'hypersensitivity' diseases, the immune system is over-responding.”
“It is highly frustrating to see someone like former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell say there is a "hypersensitivity" by the media when it comes to issues of racism and implies the Barack the Magic Negro thing is not that big of a deal.”
“While language is important, I think there are other, subtler ways that racism manifests itself and this kind of hypersensitivity winds up backfiring and making true discussion next to impossible.”
“Of course, that higher visibility would be compounde by other factors, such as hypersensitivity to weight and an increasingly narrow medical definition of “normal” weight.”
“Yet although Canada has achieved -- against great odds -- a glowing prosperity at home and an influential position abroad, her posture toward the United States often continues to exhibit the kind of hypersensitivity that so often signals a shortage of self-confidence and self-esteem.”
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