Definition of squeamishness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈskwiːmɪʃnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskwiːmɪʃnəs//
    [uncountable] squeamishness (about something)
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  1. 1the fact of being easily upset, or made to feel sick by unpleasant sights or situations, especially when the sight of blood is involved squeamishness about bodily functions
  2. 2the fact of not wanting to do something that might be considered dishonest or immoral moral squeamishness