hypesthesia

hypesthesia
hyp•es•the•sia
[[t]ˌhɪp əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, ˌhaɪ pəs-[/t]] n.
pat an abnormally weak sense of pain, heat, cold, or touch
(opposed to hyperesthesia)
Etymology: 1885–95; hyp-+esthesia hyp`es•the′sic -ˈθi zɪk, -sɪk adj.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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