Thesaurus / thin-skinned
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Because the bush really was a good one—thin-skinned "silver-grays," and quite ripe.

Sweethearts at HomeS. R. Crockett

If he were as thin-skinned as this betokened, one should experience but little difficulty in reaching the heart of his trouble.

The Mystery of the Hasty ArrowAnna Katharine Green

Mrs. M.G. Ah, you mean certain critics are so thin-skinned—they are indeed!

Well, after all, it was a mistake to be too thin-skinned, he decided.

He had not been addressed at all, but he was not thin-skinned.

Two Little SavagesErnest Thompson Seton

He was in danger of thinking too much or too little of himself; and then, you perceive, he was thin-skinned.

The Story of a RobinAgnes S. Underwood

Calumny goes side by side with fame, and courting fame as a man, he is as thin-skinned to calumny as a woman.

The Parisians, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

He was so thin-skinned that any counsel offered to him took the form of criticism.

The Prime MinisterAnthony Trollope

Was it his fault that he was so thin-skinned that all things hurt him?

The Duke's ChildrenAnthony Trollope

The way we take it reveals that we are too often thin-skinned.

A Straight DealOwen Wister

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