supersensitive

[soo-per-sen-si-tiv]
adjective
1.
extremely or excessively sensitive; hypersensitive: a supersensitive smoke detector.
2.
Electricity. of or pertaining to relays that operate on very small currents, below about 250 microamperes.
3.
hypersensitive ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1830–40; super- + sensitive

supersensitiveness, noun
supersensitivity, noun
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supersensitive

adjective
having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor); "allergic children"; "hypersensitive to pollen" [syn: allergic
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Example sentences
Perhaps not surprisingly, supersensitive taste influences what people eat.
Supersensitive particle detectors, located deep underground, look for the elusive particles that make up dark matter.
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