sheepishness[ shee-pish ]SEE DEFINITION OF sheepishness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHEEPISHNESS
Their expressions ran the gamut from sheepishness to blank haughtiness.
But my sheepishness has gone, and I tell you I'll have you whether you will or no.
(to the child, who was convulsed with mirth and sheepishness).
The very thought of it undoes me—with an absolute shock of sheepishness.
The look gradually changed from one of wonderment to one of sheepishness.
The four original participants of the rumpus resumed their places in various stages of sheepishness.
"And that's the one thing I can't do," Banks admitted; and Bundy could not detect that any part of his sheepishness was feigned.
He was bowing with an effect of increasing strain and the intensity of his sheepishness becoming painful to contemplate.
While we men, taking blushes for a sign of guilt or sheepishness, are equally studious to suppress them.
Angèle was quite unembarrassed and promptly rescued both boys from sheepishness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SHEEPISHNESS
- inferiority complex
- lack of pride