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Definition of bashful:

  1. Abashed; daunted; dismayed.
  2. Very modest, or modest excess; constitutionally disposed to shrink from public notice; indicating extreme or excessive modesty; shy; as, a bashful person, action, expression.


timid, lost, recessive, restraint, retiring, tentative, blate, insecure, retiring, sheepish, ill at ease, uncertain, self-effacing, backward, unsure of yourself, study at shy, withdrawn, introverted, inhibited.

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