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touchy

adjective
 
 
/ˈtʌtʃi/
easily upset: Why are you so touchy today?Bad-tempered
touchy subject/issue, etc a subject that you have to talk about carefully because it is likely to upset someoneDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
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