Tic"klish (?), a.
Sensible to slight touches; easily tickled; as, the sole of the foot is very ticklish; the hardened palm of the hand is not ticklish.
Standing so as to be liable to totter and fall at the slightest touch; unfixed; easily affected; unstable.
Can any man with comfort lodge in a condition so dismally ticklish?
Difficult; nice; critical; as, a ticklish business.
Surely princes had need, in tender matters and ticklish times, to beware what they say.
-- Tic"klish*ly, adv. -- Tic"klish*ness, n.
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