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synonyms for demure

  • prim
  • reticent
  • timid
  • unassuming
  • backward
  • bashful
  • blushing
  • close
  • coy
  • decorous
  • diffident
  • earnest
  • humble
  • modest
  • nice
  • prissy
  • proper
  • prudish
  • retiring
  • sedate
  • serious
  • shy
  • silent
  • skittish
  • sober
  • solemn
  • staid
  • strait-laced
  • unassertive
  • unassured
See also synonyms for: demurely / demureness

antonyms for demure

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  • bold
  • brave
  • aggressive
  • extroverted
  • outgoing
  • shameless
  • strong
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On the more demure “Plastic on the Sofa,” she proclaims she likes it rough, before making it clear she needs “more nudity and ecstasy” on the sex-positive “Virgo’s Groove.”
6 REVELATIONS FROM BEYONCÉ'S NEW ALBUM RENAISSANCESHANNON CARLINJULY 29, 2022TIME
A demure EarFun logo is located at the center, flagged by two rubber cylinders housing passive bass radiators measuring slightly over 2 inches.
BEST PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS OF 2022CARSEN JOENKAPRIL 13, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Arnon’s coy grins and demure evasions make it seem as if he treats this incident—and, by extension, the criminal justice system—as simply a game to be won rather than a serious process whose fundamental concern is achieving justice.
THE ISRAELI BOY WHO SAYS A GREEN MONSTER TOLD HIM TO KILL HIS ENTIRE FAMILYNICK SCHAGEROCTOBER 29, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
There’s a similar feeling of “wow” you’ll experience when you turn this demure-looking speaker all the way up.
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They are so demure and old-fashioned that only the elderly use it.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Wearing a mask and a demure Alessandra Rich dress, there could hardly be a less disruptive statement of royal continuity.
THIS TIME, THE ROYALS ARE READY FOR PRINCE HARRY TO REVEAL MORE SECRETS TO OPRAHTOM SYKESMAY 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, Vera Galloway was transformed into a demure-looking shop assistant waiting a customers' orders.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
What scenes, what tragedies, what comedies, those bright houses and demure little villas concealed.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
You never saw a more demure, harmless and even helpless looking bit of a thing in your life.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Father Letheby, at the end of the table, looked as demure as a nun.
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMURE

  • conservative
  • conventional
  • demure
  • genteel
  • priggish
  • prim
  • prissy
  • proper
  • puritanical
  • respectable
  • rigid
  • smug
  • square
  • starchy
  • stiff
  • strait-laced
  • stuffy
  • uptight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.