One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘By failing to make these distinctions (though you'll perhaps understand our squeamishness when it comes to these sorts of details), we've made the world seem like a much nastier and more dangerous place than it is.’
- ‘But beyond puritanical squeamishness - and the native instinct of all bureaucracies to create policies upon policies - employers have good reason to outlaw porn.’
- ‘Researcher Nathaniel Fried at Johns Hopkins Medical School in Balti said men should overcome their squeamishness and opt for a vasectomy - a far cheaper and safer operation than female sterilization.’
- ‘Yet underneath the seemingly rational arguments lay a primal and recurring squeamishness at the sight of blood, combined with a feeling of uneasiness in dealing with death, whoever's it may be.’
- ‘‘I do not understand squeamishness about the use of gas,’ Churchill wrote.’
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