bashfulness bashfulness

Definition(s):

  • (n) feeling embarrassed due to modesty

Usage(s):

  1. Abramovich, a tall, slightly stooped man with a short, carefully trimmed beard, accepts her thanks with a peculiar mix of bashfulness and indifference.
  2. I make marvelous decisions that are promptly overridden by them, and they do it without bashfulness or shame, but with reason.
  3. It's a rare sign of bashfulness in the newly minted multimillionairess.

News

  • Mary Kay awards Cadillac to Thonotosassa woman

    THONOTOSASSA – As a teenager, Graceanne Williams turned down a potential job at McDonald’s because of her extreme bashfulness.
    on December 26, 2013     Source: Northeast Tampa News

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