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1) shyness. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...An awkwardness or lack of self-confidence in the presence of others: backwardness, bashfulness, coyness, retiringness, timidity, timidness. See RESTRAINT....

2) shy 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...from fright; a start. Middle English schey, from Old English scoh.shyer -NOUNshyly -ADVERBshyness -NOUNshy1, bashful, diffident, modest, coy, demure These adjectives...

3) 32281. Keith, Penelope. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:32281 QUOTATION:Shyness is just egotism out of its depth. ATTRIBUTION:Penelope Keith (b. 1939), British actor. Daily Mail (London, June 27, 1988)....

4) 42093. Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:42093 QUOTATION:Among the wealthy, generosity is often merely a kind of shyness. ATTRIBUTION:Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical...

5) tongue-tied. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Speechless or confused in expression, as from shyness, embarrassment, or astonishment. 2. Affected with tongue-tie....

6) schizoid. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Of, relating to, or having a personality disorder marked by extreme shyness, flat affect, reclusiveness, discomfort with others, and an inability to form close...

7) diffidence. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness....

8) Heart in his Mouth. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in his mouth. That choky feeling in the throat which arises from fear, conscious guilt, shyness, etc. 1 "The young lover tried to look at his ease, but his heart...

9) farouche. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...an artist who was farouche even in everyday life. 2. Exhibiting withdrawn temperament and shyness coupled with an air of cranky, often sullen fey charm: small, farouche...

10) backwardness. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...or lack of self-confidence in the presence of others: bashfulness, coyness, retiringness, shyness, timidity, timidness. See RESTRAINT....

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