- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||of or pertaining to a state or condition of allergy.
She had an allergic reaction to the nuts in the candy.He went into allergic shock after being stung by a bee.
||having abnormal or disabling sensitivity to certain agents such as drugs, food, or pollen, resulting in a hypersensitive reaction upon exposure.
I can't eat strawberries because I'm allergic to them.
||(informal) disliking; not inclined to.
He seems to be allergic to hard work.