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touchy

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌtʃi/

Translation of touchy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-chier, -chiest)

  • [person] susceptible; [subject/situation] delicado she's a bit touchy about her accent no le gusta que hagan comentarios sobre su acento
    Example sentences
    • Even cool Capricorns can get touchy and easily upset during the Time of the Crab.
    • If you go too slowly, the person thinks you don't want to hug them, and you have a touchy, cranky person on your hands for the rest of the evening.
    • They often lash out suddenly and for no apparent reason, and may seem to be touchy or irritable most of the time.
    Example sentences
    • In this kind of situation, touchy subjects are skirted and cones of silence descend.
    • By acquiescing to both England and Germany through the Iberian Indecision, France completely avoids this touchy issue.
    • It's a touchy issue, I realize how complex and personal these decisions are to some people.

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.