touchy-feely

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touchy-feely

1. Apt to express one's emotions. She's so touchy-feely that I'm not surprised she cried when she heard that you're pregnant.
2. Focused on emotion and intuition, rather than critical thinking or rational thought. I thrive on cold, hard facts—none of that touchy-feely stuff for me.

touchy-feely

mod. very sensitive and empathetic; pretentiously compassionate. Marge is so touchy-feely. She worries that anything she says may possibly offend someone.
References in classic literature ?
"I never tell no lies, Miss Feely," said Topsy, with virtuous gravity; "it's jist the truth I've been a tellin now, and an't nothin else."
"Law, Miss Feely whip!--wouldn't kill a skeeter, her whippins.
At this moment the general, breathing feely and full of joy, heard a voice behind him, saying, "Monsieur, if you please, from M.
Peter Kelly set it up with a superb pass inside to Keith Cribbin, who unselfishly fed Kevin Feely and the midfielder made no mistake.
KEVIN FEELY says the Kildare players were fully prepared to boycott if the GAA hadn't blinked first on 'Newbridge or nowhere'.
Richard Feely has spent years of his career at sea, casting packages of plastic tubes into its void, and pulling up seawater from its depths while exploring how carbon emissions are changing the world's oceans.
"People say they're not touchy feely but we've all seen pictures of Will and Kate when they hold hands and have hugs," Harrold told (https://www.ibtimes.com/prince-william-kate-are-also-touchy-feely-harry-meghan-butler-says-2673899) Express.
Dayton, OH, June 28, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Saving Phoebe Murrow by Herta Feely chosen as Medalist Winner in the General Fiction category of the New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.
Father-of-four Jay Feely, now an entrepreneur and TV sports analyst, shared online a photo where he appears alongside his daughter and her boyfriend.
Couple Alec Colemere and Emma Feely joined on board the Llangollen Railway flagship engine Foxcote Manor.
But the Robins striker - on loan from Bristol City - did put the visitors in front on 13 minutes after a comical mix-up between Newport defender Kevin Feely and keeper Joe Day, with Burns taking full advantage as he coolly rounded Day and slotted the ball into an empty net.
Caretaker Jimmy Dack was in charge for the visit to London but a fourth successive loss - and a Kevin Feely red card - was all the Exiles gained from a 300-mile round trip.
 MISSED FIELD GOALS -- Chicago, Feely 43 (WR).
TEHRAN (FNA)- Australian Ambassador to Tehran Paul Feely underscored Iran's vital role in settling regional crises and establishing peace and tranquility in the region, and called for more cooperation among the regional states in all fields, specially in security affairs.