cringe definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To shrink right back, as in worry; cower.
    • To act in a servile way; fawn.
  • noun:
    • An act or example of cringing.
    • A posture or gesture of shrinking or recoiling.
    • A crick.
    • Servile civility; fawning; a shrinking or bowing, as with worry or servility.
    • A servile or fawning obeisance.
  • verb:
    • To bow or crouch in servility.
    • To shrink, anxious or recoil, like in concern, disgust or embarrassment.
    • tv show submission or concern
    • draw back, just like anxiety or discomfort
  • verb-transitive:
    • to-draw an individual's self collectively as in fear or servility; to bend or crouch with base humility; to wince; ergo, to produce judge in a degrading fashion; to fawn.
    • To contract; to draw together; to cause to shrink or wrinkle; to distort.
  • others:
    • To fold; crouch; specially, to flex or crouch with servility or from worry or cowardice; fawn; cower.
    • Synonyms To stoop, truckle.
    • To contract; distort.

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