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oversensitive (adj.)

also over-sensitive, "excessively sensitive," by 1798, from over- + sensitive. Related: Oversensitively; oversensitiveness.

updated on December 12, 2019

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Definitions of oversensitive from WordNet

oversensitive (adj.)
unduly sensitive or thin-skinned;
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