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Definition of squeamish adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1easily upset, or made to feel sick by unpleasant sights or situations, especially when the sight of blood is involved
  2. 2not wanting to do something that might be considered dishonest or immoral
  3. 3the squeamish noun [plural] people who are squeamish This movie is not for the squeamish.
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noun [uncountable]
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