Example sentences for: squeamish

How can you use “squeamish” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If you're squeamish, you may cover your eyes when seeing this in a theater.

  • Hawks deride Clinton for having let squeamish NATO partners such as Italy and Germany curtail the early stages of the war.

  • It's too bad he's squeamish.

  • The heroes of Real Life (1979), Modern Romance (1981), and Lost in America (1985) have their jerky sides (emotionally squeamish viewers tend to find them repellent), but they also have compensatory gifts--chiefly Brooks' urgent babble, in which pleas are made and then restated and then turned inside out in a way that brilliantly (and hilariously) distills neurotic thought processes.

  • It ought to be self-evident from the subject matter that those who are squeamish about seeing “naughty” words in print should avoid reading the book, which is a longish monograph--the best and most comprehensive I have seen--analyzing the ways in which English speakers deal with taboo words.


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