Sensitive to criticism or insults: he isn’t the only successful politician to be cliquey and thin-skinned
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- I am not very tough yet, I am not very hardened - at times this sensitivity may make me thin-skinned about criticism.
- Why are these defensive-sounding scientists and thin-skinned writers getting so overexcited?
- He is a clever bully, brutal in his criticism of others but so thin-skinned that he resorts instantly to the libel laws to cow his own critics.
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