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noun 
  1. A condition of hypersensitivity to a substance (an allergen) considered harmless to most people. Exposure (consumption, inhalation, physical contact, etc) to such substances causes the body to undergo a reaction, often resulting in symptoms such as difficulty breathing and/or swellings/rashes of the skin.
  2. Altered susceptibility to a first treatment as exhibited in reaction to a subsequent one.
  3. (informal) An antipathy, as toward a person or activity.
He is allergic to reality TV.
Translations: 
  • German: Allergie
    • Greek: (t, el, αλλεÏγία, f, sc=Grek) (alerghí­a)

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