What is another word for touchinesses?

91 synonyms found


[ tˈʌt͡ʃɪnəsɪz], [ tˈʌt‍ʃɪnəsɪz], [ t_ˈʌ_tʃ_ɪ_n_ə_s_ɪ_z]

Touchinesses are the qualities or traits of being easily offended, sensitive or irritable. Some synonyms for touchinesses include hypersensitivity, vulnerability, defensiveness, prickliness, and touchy-feeliness. Other alternatives include oversensitivity, thin-skinnedness, susceptibleness, fragility, and skittishness. These synonyms can all be used to describe someone who is easily upset or takes things too personally. Being aware of touchinesses and using appropriate synonyms can help individuals communicate effectively in both personal and professional settings. It is important to be tactful and respectful when dealing with touchy topics and using synonyms can help avoid misunderstandings or hurt feelings.

How to use "Touchinesses" in context?

Touchinesses are a type of anxiety disorder characterized by a hypersensitivity to commonly insignificant stimuli, such as sensations from the touch of clothing, rubbing, or hugging. Touchinesses often increase around personal appearances, such as times when individuals are scheduled for exams, engagements, or other important social events.

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