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An Ethiopian woman stands in front of a young boy, her left arm extended in perfectly perpendicular contrast to her uptight frame.
IN THE GALLERIES: PHOTOS CAPTURE A FLEETING MOMENT, LEAVE AN INDELIBLE IMPRESSIONMARK JENKINSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She had no time for the idea that kids came second to public duty, or for the uptight Windsor repression of personal feelings in public.
WITH LILIBET AND ARCHIE, HARRY AND MEGHAN AIM TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF PAINFUL ROYAL PARENTINGCLIVE IRVINGJUNE 6, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
He’s fearless, bold, unafraid to shock people by saying what others think, while Guy is straitlaced, uptight, and seething beneath his polite exterior.
WHY IT’S SO SATISFYING TO ROOT FOR DISNEY VILLAINSAJA ROMANOMAY 28, 2021VOX
Because there wasn’t too much political interference and people uptight about all kinds of stuff.
THERE ARE MOUNTING CALLS FOR A BOYCOTT OF THE BEIJING 2022 WINTER OLYMPICS. WILL IT BE EFFECTIVE?CHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAIMARCH 9, 2021TIME
I’m an uptight Brit, I don’t tell people stuff about my life.
THE BBC’S KATTY KAY SHUTS DOWN MEN WHO ‘TELL ME TO SHUT UP’EUGENE ROBINSONJANUARY 23, 2021OZY
She is slender, immaculately dressed, and—as Dr. Feldman could see immediately—rigid and very uptight about herself.
WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE TO TURNSTEVEN J. BARTLETT
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WORDS RELATED TO UPTIGHT

  • bottled-up
  • cold
  • constrained
  • frustrated
  • guarded
  • hung up
  • passionless
  • repressed
  • reserved
  • reticent
  • self-conscious
  • subdued
  • undemonstrative
  • unresponsive
  • uptight
  • withdrawn
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