Thesaurus / touchiness

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The touchiness of that official does credit rather to his zeal than to his judgment—and, besides, he is obviously no humorist.

The History of "Punch"M. H. Spielmann

Allow me to tell you, that your petulance and touchiness are almost incredible.

Tactil′ity, state of being tactile: touchiness; Tac′tion, act of touching: sense of touch.

It is a newcomer in the literary world; and it has the self-assertiveness and the touchiness natural to the situation.

However that may be, you shall never be able to reproach me for touchiness.

A LaodiceanThomas Hardy

The combination of modesty, touchiness and pride, without humour, is typical and happily caught.

George BorrowEdward Thomas

His touchiness upon the subject of his own benefactions remanded her pleasurably of Reifferscheid.

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

Their touchiness, their affectation, their lack of culture—all are inherent in them.

An Ocean TrampWilliam McFee

It is chronically troubled with "the disease of touchiness."

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