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English definition of “squeamish”

squeamish

adjective uk   /ˈskwiː.mɪʃ/ us  
easily upset or shocked by things that you find unpleasant or that you do not approve of: She's really squeamish and can't stand the sight of blood. Many cooks are squeamish about putting live shellfish into boiling water.
squeamishness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
(Definition of squeamish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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