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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Feeling easily irritated.

Usage examples (33)
  • "touchiness" -- a disease which, in spite of its innocent name, is one of the gravest sources of restlessness in the world.
  • Perhaps it's the subject - people seem to get rather touchy about it, a convenient kind of touchiness though.
  • (Said touchiness being confirmed by your second response.)
  • There was an unusual touchiness in the young doctor's voice. for more
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