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sheepish

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  • adjshy, embarrassed
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Synonyms for sheepish

adj shy, embarrassed
  • diffident
  • foolish
  • self-conscious
  • timid
  • uncomfortable
  • abashed
  • ashamed
  • chagrined
  • docile
  • guilty
  • mortified
  • retiring
  • shamefaced
  • silly
  • tame
  • timorous

Antonyms for sheepish

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

More words related to sheepish

ashamed

adjective. regretting, remorseful

bashful

adjective. shy

diffident

adjective. hesitant; unconfident

fearful

adjective. alarmed, apprehensive

guilty

adjective. blameworthy; found at fault

hangdog

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