Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von diffident

(Adjektiv) 
Definition
lacking self-confidence
The new employee was diffident and reserved in meetings.
Synonyme
shy
He is painfully shy when it comes to talking to new people.
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reserved
He was unemotional and reserved.
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withdrawn
Her husband had become withdrawn and moody.
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modest
He's modest, as well as being a great player.
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shrinking
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insecure
She was insecure about her performance at her new job.
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timid
A timid child, she had learnt obedience at an early age.
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self-conscious
I felt a bit self-conscious in my swimming costume.
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hesitant
I was hesitant about accepting the invitation.
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meek
He was a meek, mild-mannered fellow.
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unassuming
She has a gentle, unassuming manner.
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unobtrusive
He managed the factory with unobtrusive efficiency.
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self-effacing
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aw-shucks
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bashful
a bashful child
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timorous (literary)
He is a reclusive, timorous creature.
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unassertive
completely out of character to her normal unassertive self

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of backward
Definition
reluctant or bashful
Synonyme
shy,
hesitating,
wavering,
in the sense of bashful
Definition
shy or modest
a bashful child
Synonyme
shy,
shrinking,
coy,
self-effacing,
aw-shucks (slang, US),
timorous (literary),
easily embarrassed,
overmodest
in the sense of hesitant
Definition
doubtful and unsure in speech or action
I was hesitant about accepting the invitation.
Synonyme
shy,
hesitating,
wavering,
lacking confidence,
hanging back,
half-arsed (British, slang),
half-assed (US, Canadian, slang),

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