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bashful

bash·ful

bashful

 
 
pronunciation:
baesh fl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: timid or self-conscious in the presence of others; shy.
She's a bashful person and prefers the company of close friends.
synonyms:
demure, diffident, shy, timid
antonyms:
confident, self-assured
similar words:
coy, meek, modest, reticent, retiring, self-conscious, timorous
definition 2: characterized by or exhibiting timid or shy behavior.
She was bashful at the party last night.
synonyms:
demure, diffident, shy, timid
antonyms:
bold, brazen, forward
similar words:
coy, meek, modest, reticent, retiring, self-conscious, timorous
derivations: bashfully (adv.), bashfulness (n.)