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Synonyms for squeamish
ˈskwi mɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish(adj)

    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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How to use squeamish in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

  2. 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.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

  4. Amy Throckmorton:

    It was a crazy and wonderful day! I’m so excited to know her and especially freaked out (in the best way) to hear our voices together. Skip a minute or two into the video to hear us sing together. Genetics, man! i wasn’t squeamish about the medical procedures (lots of self-administered shots, etc.) and I liked the idea of helping a couple who couldn’t have children of their own start a family.

  5. Katrina Spade:

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


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