bashfulness in a sentence

Sentence with the word bashfulness

Nuzhat al-Zaman bowed her head in bashfulness when she heard what he said and communed with herself,

"Nay, farther," continued Mr. Silton, "there are two distinct sorts of what we call bashfulness; this, the awkwardness of a booby, which

Then we sat down to converse and I hung my head earthwards in bashfulness, but she delayed not long ere she set before me a tray of the most exquisite viands, marinated meats, fritters soaked in bee’s536 honeys and chickens stuffed with sugar and pistachio nuts, whereof we ate till we were satisfied.

Steele mentions with great tenderness “that remarkable bashfulness, which is a cloak that hides and muffles merit; ” and tells us, that “his abilities were covered only by modesty, which doubles the beauties which are seen, and gives credit and esteem to all that are concealed.

It does not seem, indeed, as if men were ever born modest, unless we dub with the name of modesty a sort of purely physical bashfulness, which is nearer to pride than is generally supposed.

He exhibits a reserve, diffidence, and even bashfulness, which is in some degree attractive, and leads the observer to thinly that the ferocious and bloodthirsty character imputed to the race must be grossly exaggerated.

Steele mentions, with great tenderness, "that remarkable bashfulness, which is a cloak that hides and muffles merit;" and tells us, "that his abilities were covered only by modesty, which doubles the beauties which are seen, and gives credit and esteem to all that are concealed."

She replied not without timidity, but without that hasty bashfulness which is so often taken for modesty.

He had a kind of bashfulness that a married man would have lost.

There may be many difficulties in your way, such as bashfulness, want of fluent speech, awkwardness of manner, and ignorance.

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  • Synonym for "bashfulness"
    • diffidence, shyness, modesty, coyness, reserve
  • Antonym for "bashfulness"
    • assurance, conceit
  • Hypernym for "bashfulness"
    • embarrassment
  • Same Context for "bashfulness"
    • shyness, coyness, hesitancy, awkwardness, timidity
  • Verb Stem for "bashfulness"
    • bash
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