hypersensitive love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Highly or excessively sensitive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Excessively sensitive.

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  • adjective Highly or abnormally sensitive to a stimulus, especially to some allergen.

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

  • adjective having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)

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Examples

  • How anyone could have read some sinister intent into those views is indeed puzzling, and illustrates well how those damned Jewshow certain hypersensitive and overly privileged people who feel superior to the rest of the world are willing to cut their own throats for short term advantage by using unjustified charges of anti-semitism to point out how they take advantage of their position in any nation or institution who trusts them so as to benefit their own in group at the expense of that nation or institution.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Catholics and Jews?

  • Other scientists are exploring personal qualities that span phylogenies and allegories: Recent research suggests that highly sensitive, arty-type humans have a lot in common with squealing pigs and twitchy mice, and that to call a hypersensitive person thin-skinned or touchy might hold a grain of physical truth.

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  • In the cabin, I would enter a kind of hypersensitive trance that allowed me to average four hundred pages a day.

    2009 June 04 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • In the cabin, I would enter a kind of hypersensitive trance that allowed me to average four hundred pages a day.

    Hemon on Magical Mountain Reading

  • In her blog item, Granger, an African American, admitted to being "hypersensitive" given "the historical context of black people voting in america sic."

    Brad Friedman: Black Voter in Philly Forced to Swear on Bible Before Casting Vote

  • In her blog item, Granger, an African American, admitted to being "hypersensitive" given "the historical context of black people voting in america sic."

    Brad Friedman: Black Voter in Philly Forced to Swear on Bible Before Casting Vote

  • Kristol says that the optics of criticizing SCOTUS judges at the State of the Union address is bad, but that lawyers and judges are "hypersensitive" and shouldn't feel immune to criticism.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • The announcement by the host of the "Dr. Laura" program was a stunning denouement after a week in which Schlessinger was widely criticized for describing an African American caller to her program as "hypersensitive" for taking offense at a neighbor's racial taunting.

    'Dr. Laura' to end radio show over racial controversy

  • Kristol says that the optics of criticizing SCOTUS judges at the State of the Union address is bad, but that lawyers and judges are "hypersensitive" and shouldn't feel immune to criticism.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • If you have a problem with the swastika, you're just being "hypersensitive," according to her.

    Disgrasian: Michelle Malkin on the Swastika

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