Synonyms & Antonyms : Touchy





Touchy



( Adjective )


His
touchy nature repelled him from his friends.

Synonyms:

Bad tempered

Captious

Cross

Grumpy

Irascible

Irritable

Peevish

Petulant

Querulous

Oversensitive

Surly

Contextual Examples:

I am often
bad tempered early in the morning. She is oversensitive. She cannot bear even a little pain.

The scorching sun in May & June is very
irritable to me.

Grumpy women are not liked in good society.

The child is looking slightly
peevish.

Strong
cross wind makes it difficult for boats to leave harbor.



Antonyms:

Affable

Cheerful

Easy-going

Genial

Imperious

Indifferent

Insensitive

Pleasant

Sunny

Sweet

Unconcerned

Contextual Examples:

I found my girl friend’s parent very
affable.

For having secured good marks in board exam, she is very
cheerful.

My mother is very
easygoing. She doesn’t mind who comes to stay in our house.

She appeared
indifferent to their sufferings.

Light music is always
pleasant to my ears.

The air was
sweet with the scent of lilies.




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