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diffident

see definition of diffident
  • adjhesitant; unconfident
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Synonyms for diffident

adj hesitant; unconfident
  • bashful
  • demure
  • meek
  • self-conscious
  • self-effacing
  • sheepish
  • timid
  • unassuming
  • shy
  • unsure
  • backward
  • blenching
  • chary
  • constrained
  • coy
  • distrustful
  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • flinching
  • humble
  • insecure
  • modest
  • mousy
  • rabbity
  • reluctant
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • shrinking
  • suspicious
  • timorous
  • unassertive
  • unassured
  • unobtrusive
  • unpoised
  • withdrawn

Antonyms for diffident

  • aggressive
  • bold
  • brave
  • confident
  • extroverted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to diffident

backward

adjective. bashful

bashful

adjective. shy

cowardly

adjective. fearful

coy

adjective. very modest

demure

adjective. reserved, affected

dubious

adjective. doubtful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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