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bashfulness definition

  • noun:
    • The quality or property of being bashful; shyness; reserve; timidity.
    • the caliber of being bashful.
    • the grade of becoming bashful; excessive or severe modesty; timorous shyness; desire of confidence. [Formerly, like bashful, a term of commendation, comparable to modesty.
    • Synonyms Bashfulness, Modesty, Diffidence, Shyness, Coyness, timidity, sheepishness. Bashfulness, virtually ability to be abashed, designates timidity and a disturbed condition of experiencing at interviewing other individuals, or becoming brought into any importance. It is all-natural and not unbecoming to your young, but with advancing years seems a defect; it is often a transient state of feeling. Modesty goes further into the personality; it's either an effective and getting distrust of your respective self plus one's powers, or a high-minded freedom from assurance and presumption; it is usually an excellence, unless explicitly reported to be excessive. Diffidence is a defect; it is an undue distrust of self, with anxiety about becoming censured for failure, tending to unfit one for duty. Shyness is probably a constitutional shrinking from experience of other individuals; it's the results of sensitiveness. Coyness is shyness in which advances are made by other people; a shrinking from expertise, possibly in a coquettish means.
    • feeling embarrassed due to modesty
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