hyperaesthetic love


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  • adjective Alternative form of hyperesthetic.


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  • She was, Gosse said, in no sort of sympathy with what her husband wrote, she disapproved of his tone when he wrote about Italy, the hyperaesthetic manner he had developed appalled her, and then she loathed his entire concern with love between men.

    The Master Colm Tóibín 2004

  • The feeling of gravel in the eye is probably produced by light falling through chinks on the eye when hyperaesthetic during sleep -- the lids may be slightly tightened, as it were; this is perhaps a nearer approach to a profounder hypnotism.

    Inferences from Haunted Houses and Haunted Men John William Harris

  • Neurotically and erotically, he was hyperaesthetic, with a playful graciousness of character never surpassed.

    Familiar Letters of William James III 1920

  • Nowadays, it seems, we need more than a loincloth to protect our hyperaesthetic eyes from the Splendour of Nature.

    Impressions and Comments Havelock Ellis 1899


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