Translation of thin-skinned in Spanish:


susceptible, adj.

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    • Some of us, at certain times of our life, are very sensitive to this and very thin-skinned.
    • And we ask: are judges too thin-skinned when it comes to criticism?
    • At the very same time, he was also seen as deeply irascible: thin-skinned, emotionally volatile, easily provoked, quick to take offense.
    • Nice, young, caring, thin-skinned doctors might be psychologically traumatised.
    • Clearly they have never seen their thin-skinned hero actually respond to criticism.
    • He shows himself to be an ill-mannered, thin-skinned, easily flattered narcissistic ignoramus, given to stupid jokes, banal observations, casual rudeness and hypocritical pieties.
    • Yet he was famously thin-skinned and irascible, as I have good reason to remember, if any criticism became directed at himself.
    • Craig has always been very thin-skinned that way - he reacts very badly to criticism.
    • The rich and powerful, who are notoriously thin-skinned, can all too easily launch a libel action in the UK.
    • Displaying not a little control-freakery, some thin-skinned bloggers - who notoriously shun dissonant views - were quick to welcome the move.
    • 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.
    • I am not very tough yet, I am not very hardened - at times this sensitivity may make me thin-skinned about criticism.
    • He was paranoid, obsessive, perfectionist, thin-skinned and self-righteous, and his diary is the long story of a man going mad and taking forty years over it.
    • A novelist and playwright himself, this might seem like the special pleading of a thin-skinned but hard-necked writer who fears that his own literary endeavours will never stand up to serious appraisal.
    • His rule was bedevilled by constant friction with a well-entrenched ‘Anabaptist’ faction, which his thin-skinned, slightly paranoid nature made him too prickly in handling.
    • Why are these defensive-sounding scientists and thin-skinned writers getting so overexcited?
    • I'm alarmed that people over the age of 16 can act so unpleasantly towards their fellow humans, but I suppose that makes me naive and thin-skinned.
    • She is a thin-skinned politician who has been wounded by acres of speculation about everything from her dress sense to her sense of humour.
    • Folks, I submit that somebody this immature and thin-skinned has no business dealing with even 18-year-olds.
    • From a notoriously thin-skinned TV celebrity to an ageing novelist of the club generation, the pastiches are as transparent as they are hilarious.