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Tetchy vs. Touchy

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Tetchyadjective

Easily annoyed or irritated; peevish, testy or irascible.

Touchyadjective

(of a situation) Extremely sensitive or volatile; easily disturbed to the point of becoming unstable; requiring caution or tactfulness.

‘It is an extremely touchy situation, with everybody's patience wearing thin.’;

Tetchyadjective

See Techy.

Touchyadjective

(of a person) Easily offended; oversensitive; ticklish.

‘He can be very touchy when you talk about his cat, so be as tactful as possible.’;

Tetchyadjective

easily irritated or annoyed;

‘an incorrigibly fractious young man’; ‘not the least nettlesome of his countrymen’;

Touchyadjective

Peevish; irritable; irascible; techy; apt to take fire.

‘It may be said of Dryden that he was at no time touchy about personal attacks.’;

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Touchyadjective

quick to take offense

Touchyadjective

irritable and looking for trouble;

‘too touchy to make judicious decisions’;

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