Oversensitive vs Wambulance - What's the difference?

oversensitive | wambulance |


As an adjective oversensitive

is having excessive sensitivity; reacting to stimuli too readily; thin-skinned.

As a noun wambulance is

(internet slang) a notional ambulance called to the scene when somebody is upset; used in dismissive responses to oversensitive complaining.

oversensitive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having excessive sensitivity; reacting to stimuli too readily; thin-skinned.
  • wambulance

    English

    Noun

  • (internet slang) A notional ambulance called to the scene when somebody is upset; used in dismissive responses to oversensitive complaining.
  • * 2000 ,
  • Russ Duritz' (Bruce Willis): Waaaaaah. Waaaaaaah. Somebody call the ' wambulance .
  • * 2001 , "jim", Outrageous!!!'' (on newsgroup ''rec.aviation.piloting )
  • Someone call the Wambulance . Dudley I am so sick of hearing you bitch about how everybody is not suffering enough.
  • * 2007 , "Rodney Parker", What a game!'' (on newsgroup ''alt.sports.football.pro.dallas-cowboys )
  • Funny how we didn't see a single post in this NG from "Ron" or Holder during the game. Not surprising, but funny anyway. I'm sure they'll surface sometime. As a precaution, I've already called the wambulance for them.

    See also

    * world's smallest violin