Thesaurus / sheepishness

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While we men, taking blushes for a sign of guilt or sheepishness, are equally studious to suppress them.

Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)Samuel Richardson

Their sheepishness provoked us to laughter when we learned the true reason for all the bother.

"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.

The Galaxy PrimesEdward Elmer Smith

He was bowing with an effect of increasing strain and the intensity of his sheepishness becoming painful to contemplate.

Turns about TownRobert Cortes Holliday

The look gradually changed from one of wonderment to one of sheepishness.

The very thought of it undoes me—with an absolute shock of sheepishness.

The ReturnWalter de la Mare

"This is a better break then we deserve," Sime said, grinning with a trace of sheepishness.

The Martian CabalRoman Frederick Starzl

Angèle was quite unembarrassed and promptly rescued both boys from sheepishness.

The RevellersLouis Tracy

Their expressions ran the gamut from sheepishness to blank haughtiness.

AdaptationDallas McCord Reynolds

But my sheepishness has gone, and I tell you I'll have you whether you will or no.

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