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synonyms for touchiness

  • agitation
  • anger
  • disquiet
  • impatience
  • jitters
  • sensitivity
  • stage fright
  • stress
  • tension
  • turbulence
  • uneasiness
  • worry
  • animation
  • butterflies
  • creeps
  • delirium
  • discomfiture
  • disquietude
  • excitability
  • feverishness
  • flap
  • fluster
  • fuss
  • moodiness
  • neurasthenia
  • neuroticism
  • perturbation
  • stimulation
  • timidity
  • tizzy
  • to-do
  • trembles
  • willies
  • all-overs
  • cold sweat
  • tremulousness
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antonyms for touchiness

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  • calm
  • calmness
  • ease
  • peace
  • relaxation
  • discouragement
  • collectedness
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      How to use touchiness in a sentence

      Swift showed a complete absence of the ordinary touchiness of authors.
      SWIFTLESLIE STEPHEN
      The "touchiness" of the world in general affords tactless persons a perennial source of offended astonishment.
      DIANA TEMPEST, VOLUME III (OF 3)MARY CHOLMONDELEY
      Tactil′ity, state of being tactile: touchiness; Tac′tion, act of touching: sense of touch.
      CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
      But at this time they developed a new touchiness; possibly Lent was partly accountable.
      THE FURNACEROSE MACAULAY
      Touchiness, when it becomes chronic, is a morbid condition of the inward disposition.
      PAX VOBISCUMHENRY DRUMMOND
      He liked that absence of all "touchiness" from her, and felt that a man could rest comfortably on her good breeding.
      IN THE WILDERNESSROBERT HICHENS
      Either by the Queen herself, whose touchiness is well known, or by jealous and mischief-making fellow courtiers.
      A LETTER BOOKGEORGE SAINTSBURY
      The combination of modesty, touchiness and pride, without humour, is typical and happily caught.
      GEORGE BORROWEDWARD THOMAS
      The "touchiness of the lower class" causes them to be offended by the very sanitary regulations designed for their benefit.
      PROBLEMS OF POVERTYJOHN A. HOBSON
      With their larkishness goes also a boys touchiness and sensitiveness to a slight.
      THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
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