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synonyms for thin-skinned

  • delicate
  • easily hurt
  • easily offended
  • hypersensitive
  • oversensitive
  • sensitive
  • soft
  • touchy
  • ultrasensitive
  • vulnerable
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How to use thin-skinned in a sentence

This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The Princess was pale and thin; and, though dressed superbly, seemed fitter for her chamber.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Her thin and narrow hands held the balcony railing rather tightly.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
His slight, thin, rather graceless figure seemed suddenly to expand, even to grow taller.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She saw in the chair a thin, broken figure, a drawn brown face, a wreck of a man.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
His smooth brow wrinkled and his mouth tightened to a thin straight line beneath the fair "regulation" moustache.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The land is generally good, though there are considerable tracts of hard, thin soil.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The nuts are cut into thin slices and wrapped in the leaves of a singular plant called buyo.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
And it shall come to pass in that day, that the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, and the fatness of his flesh shall grow lean.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Thin, with mighty shoulders and an exceptionally deep chest, it was obvious that his strength must be enormous.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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WORDS RELATED TO THIN-SKINNED

  • alert
  • careful
  • critical
  • dainty
  • fastidious
  • finical
  • finicking
  • finicky
  • gentle
  • nice
  • particular
  • persnickety
  • prudish
  • pure
  • refined
  • scrupulous
  • sensitive
  • squeamish
  • thin-skinned
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