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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Feeling embarrassed due to modesty.

Usage examples (36)
  • 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
  • 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. for more
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