a) Easily caused; tending to go off very frequently.

The last thing you want is a threshold that is too triggery (one that goes off too many times) or a threshold that won’t go off until the entire building burns to the ground.

b) Tending to upset.

A trigger warning serves as a heads up that the post contains some possibly upsetting material. Triggery subjects include, but are not limited to, pregnant women, children, clinic protesters, insensitive people, ... anniversaries, etc.

2. noun
Trigger mechanisms, taken collectively.

Now bear in mind there are no clap traps nor inconvenient and cumbersome triggery about all this, simply an inch hoop iron with saw-tooth notches cut 1½ inches apart and a frame made bevel edged all the entire length on the under side;

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