oversensitive

[oh-ver-sen-si-tiv]
adjective
excessively or unduly sensitive.

Origin:
1840–50; over- + sensitive

oversensitivity, oversensitiveness, noun
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oversensitive (ˌəʊvəˈsɛnsɪtɪv)
 
adj
excessively responsive to or aware of feelings, reactions, etc

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Example sentences
Combined indices can also be oversensitive to updates.
Some fibromyalgia patients may be oversensitive to external stimulation, and overly anxious about the sensation of pain.
Thanks, oversensitive for your suggestions and comments about your library.
He appears oversensitive, negativistic, and inclined to complain.
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