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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Anglo-French
Origin: escoymous

squeamish

adjective
     
squeam‧ish
1 easily shocked or upset, or easily made to feel sick by seeing unpleasant things
2

the squeamish

[plural] people who are squeamish:
His new novel is not for the squeamish.
squeamishness noun [uncountable]

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