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  • n. A heightened sensitivity to some sounds

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathol., excessive acuteness of the sense of hearing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels


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