squeamishness

  • 1squeamishness — index reluctance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2squeamishness — noun 1. a mild state of nausea • Syn: ↑queasiness, ↑qualm • Derivationally related forms: ↑squeamish, ↑queasy (for: ↑queasiness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 3squeamishness — squeamish ► ADJECTIVE 1) easily nauseated or disgusted. 2) having fastidious moral views. DERIVATIVES squeamishly adverb squeamishness noun. ORIGIN Old French escoymos …

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  • 4Squeamishness — Squeamish Squeam ish (skw[=e]m [i^]sh), a. [OE. squaimous, sweymous, probably from OE. sweem, swem, dizziness, a swimming in the head; cf. Icel. sveimr a bustle, a stir, Norw. sveim a hovering about, a sickness that comes upon one, Icel. svimi a… …

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  • 5squeamishness — noun see squeamish …

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  • 6squeamishness — See squeamishly. * * * …

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  • 7squeamishness — noun The quality of being squeamish …

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  • 8squeamishness — squeam·ish·ness || skwɪːmɪʃnɪs n. prudishness, primness; fastidiousness; quality of being easily disgusted or nauseated …

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  • 9squeamishness — squea·mish·ness …

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  • 10squeamishness — See: squeamish …

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  • 11squeamish — [[t]skwi͟ːmɪʃ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you are squeamish, you are easily upset by unpleasant sights or situations. I m terribly squeamish. I can t bear gory films... I am not squeamish about blood. Derived words: squeamishness N UNCOUNT …

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  • 12dislike — n Dislike, distaste, aversion, disfavor mean the state of mind of one who is not drawn to or turns from or avoids a person or thing; often these terms imply the manifestation of the state of mind. Dislike normally suggests the finding of… …

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  • 13queasiness — noun 1. a mild state of nausea • Syn: ↑squeamishness, ↑qualm • Derivationally related forms: ↑squeamish (for: ↑squeamishness), ↑queasy • Hype …

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  • 14Daintiness — Dain ti*ness, n. The quality of being dainty; nicety; niceness; elegance; delicacy; deliciousness; fastidiousness; squeamishness. [1913 Webster] The daintiness and niceness of our captains Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] More notorious for the daintiness …

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  • 15Fastidiosity — Fas*tid i*os i*ty, n. Fastidiousness; squeamishness. [Obs.] Swift. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16Nausea — Nau se*a (? or ?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. nay^s ship. See {Nave} of a church, and cf. {Noise}.] Seasickness; hence, any similar sickness of the stomach accompanied with a propensity to vomit; qualm; squeamishness of the stomach; loathing. [1913… …

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  • 17Queasiness — Quea si*ness, n. The state of being queasy; nausea; qualmishness; squeamishness. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18squeamish — adjective Etymology: Middle English squaymisch, modification of Anglo French escoymous Date: 15th century 1. a. easily nauseated ; queasy b. affected with nausea 2. a. excessively fastidious or scrupulous in conduct or belief b. easily offended… …

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  • 20The Caves of Steel — infobox Book | name = The Caves of Steel title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of first edition (hardcover) author = Isaac Asimov cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Robot genre = Mystery Science fiction… …

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