sensitive soul


: a person who is easily hurt emotionally

Examples of sensitive soul in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fambrough, born in Detroit in 1938, was a gifted singer, a natural performer and a sensitive soul. Brian McCollum, USA TODAY, 9 Feb. 2024 At the time, the actor — who's now best remembered as the sensitive soul John Coffey in The Green Mile (1999) — was completely unknown, with this film marking his humble cinematic debut., 13 Sep. 2023 Having seen her four times now, there’s a sense that despite her tough girl persona Lambert is a sensitive soul that takes whatever is going on in her life on stage with her. Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024 Even the baby brother, Mike (Stanley Simons), a budding musician with a sensitive soul, gets roped into the family business. Thomas Floyd, Washington Post, 19 Dec. 2023 Chief among the wounded are his husband, Martin (Ben Whishaw), a sensitive soul who’s learned to take Tomas’ every reckless, thoughtless deed quietly in stride. Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times, 2 Aug. 2023 But the three-part Showtime documentary proves most notable for portraying the sensitive soul underneath the NBA great’s brash exterior, as well as his trailblazing on behalf of athletes having a say in their careers and future. Brian Lowry, CNN, 14 July 2023 Craig is a sensitive soul wrapped in the armor of boyish beauty and smirky charm, and Wolff effects his transformation from slacker to reluctant savior with winning vulnerability. Leah Greenblatt and Kristen Baldwin,, 24 Feb. 2023

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“Sensitive soul.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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