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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of hypersensitize.
- adj. Made hypersensitive.
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- adj. having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
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And there are frequencies that I find that I am hypersensitized to, and I think people normally are.
Many people have become sensitized -- even hypersensitized -- to issues of racism in this campaign, and words and attitudes are being examined and questioned.
My guess is that this represents a hypersensitized response to climate, so that part of the blade is climate signal, but part of it is a spurious result of a non-climatic amplifier of climatic signal.
ROBERTS: A lightning rod to be sure, one whose every statement is hypersensitized.
People have to remember that police everywhere are hypersensitized to shoot anytime they think there is danger.
When a person has any kind of injury - a broken shin, for example, or a sunburn - the pain system becomes hypersensitized, firing up in response to normally painless sensations induced by, for instance, walking or a gentle massage.
You can get hypersensitized film that reduces exposure time.
I’m hypersensitized to some things like how strong women still have to be soft and gooey inside and differently sensitized to others — like how when I first read Shadow and the Star, as maybe the first or second Romance I read, I thought Leda was a wet rag, but when I re-read the book later, I saw her strength and dignity clearly.
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