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synonyms for touchy-feely

  • emotional
  • expressive
  • gushing
  • sensitive
  • tactile
  • tactual

antonyms for touchy-feely

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  • undemonstrative
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How to use touchy-feely in a sentence

For goodness' sake, don't take to gettin' touchy like some people are!
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
No small stint I had of it too; for he was peevish and touchy as a young badger.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
Yet the intrinsic quality of the event moved his touchy sensitiveness less than its conjectured effect upon the minds of others.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
We been hearing down at the camp you were so mighty touchy you didn't allow a man within a rod of the line.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
The boney finger moved inward from the trigger guard and closed ever so gently about the touchy, hair-filed trigger—then waited.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
A Christian woman was confined to her bed for years with nervous and other troubles, and was very cross and touchy and petulant.
WHEN THE HOLY GHOST IS COMES. L. BRENGLE
Widdrington was by nature touchy, but on this occasion he refused to take offence, and often dropped in to see them.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
When a man is touchy and waspish, he is always looking out for, and catching at, occasions of offence.
ADVICE TO A YOUNG MAN UPON FIRST GOING TO OXFORDEDWARD BERENS
The barber grew so touchy that he hated the sight of fowls, and even refused to eat eggs.
STEP LIVELY!GEORGE NIBLO
The enemy also suffered from a very touchy pistol which they introduced for the war-heads of their torpedoes.
THE STORY OF OUR SUBMARINESJOHN GRAHAM BOWER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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