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Synonyms of touchy

Adjective


1. huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, touchy, sensitive (vs. insensitive)

usage: quick to take offense

2. delicate, ticklish, touchy, difficult (vs. easy), hard

usage: difficult to handle; requiring great tact; "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"

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