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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: diffident(0.01547 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to diffident.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: showing modest reserve; “she was diffident when offering a
comment on the professor's lecture”
2: lacking self-confidence; “stood in the doorway diffident and
abashed”; “problems that call for bold not timid
responses”; “a very unsure young man” [syn: shy, timid,
English → English (gcide)
Diffident \Dif"fi*dent\, a. [L. diffidens, -entis, p. pr. of
diffidere; dif- = dis + fidere to trust; akin to fides faith.
See Faith, and cf. Defy.]
1. Wanting confidence in others; distrustful. [Archaic]
You were always extremely diffident of their
2. Wanting confidence in one's self; distrustful of one's own
powers; not self-reliant; timid; modest; bashful;
characterized by modest reserve.
The diffident maidens,
Folding their hands in prayer. --Longfellow.
Syn: Distrustful; suspicious; hesitating; doubtful; modest;
bashful; lowly; reserved.