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easily hurt

adjective as in thin-skinned

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Example Sentences

Easily hurt by insults and just as easily swayed by compliments, she dwelled in an angsty purgatory familiar to most adolescents.

The vapour is burning, and doth easily hurt the tender substance of the child, entering in at the pores of the matrix.

To know that a woman is sensitive is to have but a blurred conception of her as one easily impressed, easily hurt.

I don't have any use for a full blood English greyhound — they cannot stand the cold weather and are too easily hurt in a fight.

She was tolerably well accustomed to drunken gentlemen, and she was not easily hurt by love-making, no matter how vigorous.

Your wife is a refined, gentle lady—very sensitive and very easily hurt by harsh words or neglect.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to easily hurt, such as: delicate, easily offended, hypersensitive, oversensitive, sensitive, and soft.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.