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diffident

adjective uk   us   /ˈdɪf.ɪ.dənt/
shy and not confident of your abilities: a diffident manner You shouldn't be so diffident about your achievements - you've done really well!
diffidence
noun [U] uk   us   /-dəns/
diffidently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “diffident”
in Vietnamese thiếu tự tin…
in Spanish inseguro…
in Thai ประหม่า…
in Malaysian kurang keyakinan…
in French qui manque d’assurance…
in German schüchtern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羞怯的,怯生生的…
in Indonesian tidak yakin…
in Russian неуверенный в себе, застенчивый…
in Turkish ürkek, kendine güveni olmayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羞怯的,怯生生的…
in Polish nieśmiały…
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