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Excessively concerned with rules and order
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“I know I shouldn't be getting so uptight about it, but I'd like the satisfaction of knowing that I got it right.”
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Wildly excited or uncontrolled due to worry or fear
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Reserved or repressed, or prone to quiet, inexpressive behavior
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Strict or exacting in standards
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(of a person or their manner) Childishly sulky or bad-tempered
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Uptight or unfriendly in nature
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Affectedly proper, or formal, and rather prudish
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Not inclined to trust
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Not offering, involving, or eager for new or stimulating things
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Spitefully or furiously angry
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Shy and fond of being on one's own
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Not easy to please or satisfy
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