[ US /ˌoʊvɝˈsɛnsətɪv/ ]
[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəsˈɛnsɪtˌɪv/ ]
  1. unduly sensitive or thin-skinned
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How To Use oversensitive In A Sentence

  • Touch stimulation overwhelms this oversensitive child.
  • When he slipped through an ice bridge near the White Horse and froze his foot, tender yet and oversensitive from the previous freezing, the Indians looked for him to lie up. THE ONE THOUSAND DOZEN
  • I thought it was just me - I am oversensitive to personal space issues.
  • On the hotter side, jalfrezi dishes are beautifully spiced, and for those with truly oversensitive tastebuds, the korma is mild without being bland.
  • And it is silencing to be told that what has happened to you really did not and that it is all a result of your being "oversensitive" or "having a chip on your shoulder. "All That Yellow Wasted"
  • But if your husband is not usually childish and oversensitive, consider the possibility that from his perspective this is not an isolated incident.
  • I was always told when I was a child, you're too sensitive, you're oversensitive.
  • Being an oversensitive person, my expectations from each of my relationships with family, friends and relatives were really high.
  • As to why I am "oversensitive" -- go read the internet. American Super (Sized) Heroes
  • Hmmm ... on sensitivity, i think i have always been sensitive, i used to wipe my body if someone mistakenly touched it, i think i've changed though .... being oversensitive is not good. Cats on Tuesdays: Becoming my Cats
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