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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 squea·mish /ˈskwimɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squeam·ish a.  Having a stomach that is easily turned or nauseated; hence, nice to excess in taste; fastidious; easily disgusted; apt to be offended at trifling improprieties.
 Quoth he, that honor's very squeamish
 That takes a basting for a blemish.   --Hudibras.
 His muse is rustic, and perhaps too plain
 The men of squeamish taste to entertain.   --Southern.
    So ye grow squeamish, Gods, and sniff at heaven.   --M. Arnold.
 Syn: -- Fastidious; dainty; overnice; scrupulous. See Fastidious.
 -- Squeam*ish*ly, adv. -- Squeam*ish*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about
            his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he
            would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
            [syn: dainty, nice, overnice, prissy]