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oh ver sen suh tiv

  • s  unduly sensitive or thin-skinned

  • Keen traders and not oversensitive, Dutchmen know well enough that to a foreigner almost anything written in their language looks unpronounceable or worse.
  • They could not, on the other hand, suggest as some theologians have, that Luther was an oversensitive but not overintelligent monk, stimulated by the dirty church politics of .
  • The doctor said it was 1) colic, 2) teething, 3) oversensitive skin.
News & Articles

  • British Open 2013: Course Conditions Lead to High Round 2 Scores at Muirfield
    Now  this was more along the lines of what we were expecting. A day after 20 golfers went under par and the Muirfield Golf Links played mostly demure—aside from a few oversensitive complaints about tee placement—the Scottish course showed its teeth 24 hours later. Miguel Jimenez leads after the first 36 holes, carding an even-par 71 to stay at three under, as competitors endured a Red Wedding of ...
    July 19, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Damon Albarn in Times Online
    Albarn told the NME: "I would never, ever have thought of doing this again unless Graham was part of it. It's just not fun otherwise. Ten years ago Graham and I found ourselves very uncomfortable, very oversensitive with each other and it hasn't...
  • Emre Belozoglu in Times Online
    I'm sure they sincerely believed I said those words,Emre said. "But it was a misunderstanding - they may have misinterpreted one of my Turkish swearwords. You can't criticise them for being oversensitive - you cannot know what they go...
  • Kofi Annan in NEWS.com.au
    I sometimes bridle at press criticism that seems politically biased and ideologically inspired,Mr Annan told the seminar. "How often can you react and not be seen as someone who is oversensitive?"

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