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Found 3 items, similar to diffident.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: diffident pemalu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: diffident diffident 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, unsure]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Diffident 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] [1913 Webster] You were always extremely diffident of their success. --Melmoth. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanting confidence in one's self; distrustful of one's own powers; not self-reliant; timid; modest; bashful; characterized by modest reserve. [1913 Webster] The diffident maidens, Folding their hands in prayer. --Longfellow. Syn: Distrustful; suspicious; hesitating; doubtful; modest; bashful; lowly; reserved. [1913 Webster]


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