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1. hypersensitivity

noun. ['ˌhaɪpɝˈsɛnsɪˌtɪvɪˌtiː'] extreme sensitivity.

Synonyms

  • sensitivity
  • sensitiveness

Antonyms

  • desensitizing
  • unsusceptibility
  • insensitive

Etymology

  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • sensitivity (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Hypersensitivity

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Example sentences of the word hypersensitivity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid zoplicone if you have a hypersensitivity to it.

2. hypersensitivity

noun. ['ˌhaɪpɝˈsɛnsɪˌtɪvɪˌtiː'] pathological sensitivity.

Synonyms

  • hypersensitivity reaction
  • predisposition
  • cryaesthesia
  • sensitivity

Antonyms

  • insensitivity
  • inability
  • unperceptiveness
  • insensitiveness

Etymology

  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • sensitivity (English)
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