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electrosensitivity

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being sensitive to electricity.

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ sensitivity

Examples

  • This is a possible explanation for the rise in electrosensitivity complaints in the view of Denis Henshaw, a professor at the University of Bristol in Britain, who is an international authority on the health effects of power transmission lines.

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  • Significantly, the UK group Powerwatch, which has a general acceptance of the notion of electrosensitivity and other health affects due to Wi-Fi, cell phones, and cell towers, had

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  • The dolphin responded well even to low signals, displaying an electrosensitivity similar to that of platypuses.

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  • Postscript - If you want to see just how bad things can get in terms of the rubbish cited on electrosensitivity, see this article in the Independent, kindly pointed out to me by Austin Elliott.

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  • Olms hunt their prey in the absolute dark and have developed a powerful sensory system of smell, taste, hearing and electrosensitivity.

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  • Lesley Moylette, whoÅ@suffers from electrosensitivity, has been given two weeks to leave her home in Windhill after she was taken to court by housing association South Anglia.

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  • The Globe and Mail reports on electrosensitivity, basically an allergy to electricity that some people claim causes pain, headaches, lousy sleep, depression, rashes, and fatigue.

    Boing Boing: March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006 Archives

  • Whether electrosensitivity exists or not is a topic of debate, but it's very real to those who say they're suffering from it.

    Boing Boing: March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006 Archives

  • Abductees sometimes report visits by curious human-seeming interlopers, or even symptoms consistent with electronic eavesdropping up to and including so-called "implants," but just as often strange hissing on the telephone or the sudden onset of "electrosensitivity," rendering witnesses unable to operate delicate electronics.

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  • The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome.

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