how to pronounce squeamish


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the above transcription of squeamish is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

squeamish is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of squeamish in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it doesn't make me squeamish but it …”

meanings of squeamish


  1. Easily bothered or upset; tending to be nauseated or nervous; oversensitive.
  2. Averse or reluctant.

squeamish frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word squeamish occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics squeamish can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that squeamish can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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