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shy

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  • adjquiet and self-conscious
  • adjlacking, failing
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Synonyms for shy

adj quiet and self-conscious

Antonyms for shy

  • aggressive
  • bold
  • brave
  • calm
  • careless
  • conceited
  • confident
  • courageous
  • eager
  • egotistical
  • extroverted
  • fearless
  • forward
  • heedless
  • immodest
  • incautious
  • indiscreet
  • proud
  • rash
  • unabashed
  • unafraid
  • unashamed
  • uncareful
  • unfearful
  • unshy
  • unworried
  • bent
  • disposed
  • inclined
  • outgoing
  • willing
  • adequate
  • enough
  • sufficient
  • unreserved
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to shy

ashamed

adjective. regretting, remorseful

avoid

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

avoided

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

avoiding

verb. refrain or stay away from; prevent

backward

adjective. bashful

balk

verb. stop short
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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