Definition of shyness in English:

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shyness

Pronunciation: /ˈSHīnəs/

noun

The quality or state of being shy: gradually he overcame his natural shyness
More example sentences
  • It is quite a hard thing to force myself out of the reticence and sometime shyness that has shadowed me all this time.
  • Lan shut his eyes tight, sinking his head down a little in embarrassment and shyness.
  • She looked at each pupil without showing any hint of embarrassment or shyness.
Synonyms

Words that rhyme with shyness

dryness, flyness, slyness, wryness
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