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Synonyms for squeamish
ˈskwi mɪʃsquea·mish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamishadjective

    excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

    "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"

    Synonyms:
    mincing, straitlaced, prissy, decent, dainty, puritanical, straightlaced, priggish, overnice, skillful, straight-laced, gracious, tight-laced, nice, strait-laced, niminy-piminy, courteous, prudish, victorian, prim, exquisite, twee, square-toed

    Antonyms:
    unfastidious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squeamish

    Synonyms:
    a. fastidious, dainty, difficult, scrupulous, over-nice, hard to please

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "squeamish":

    carsick, cozy

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  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We all know that the life in real world is inherently risky. Those who are not willing to take the risks always settle for the ordinary, and the life also rewards them with what they settle for - the ordinary. On the other hand, those who take the risks, and jump off the cliffs, find that they build their wings on the way down. Life rewards these risk-takers and cliff-jumpers with Success that is beyond any measures - the extraordinary. That's why, in my view, the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one having best ideas or better abilities, but the courage one demonstrates by taking a risk to take a risk and win. History remembers these risk-takers and their extraordinary accomplishments, and forgets the squeamish non-achievers. Never be afraid to take the risks, and diving into unknown oceans. After all, pearls don't lie on the seashore, and you must dive for it into deep ocean if you want one. Go on, take a leap into uncertainty, and you'll see your wings opening on your way down. You may see a net appearing too, but you must take that leap first. Never settle for anything less. You won't regret, because only those who take risks win in this world. All the best!

  3. Michael Weinstein:

    Unlike most politicians, voters are not squeamish about this issue, seeing it as a means to protect the health and safety of performers, it's only fair that adult film performers be afforded the same safeguards as other Californians in their workplaces.

  4. Charlton Heston:

    I simply cannot stand by and watch a right guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States come under attack from those who either can't understand it, don't like the sound of it, or find themselves too philosophically squeamish to see why it remains the first among equals: Because it is the right we turn to when all else fails. That's why the Second Amendment is America's first freedom.

  5. Katrina Spade:

    People love the idea of growing trees, they get really squeamish with tomatoes.

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