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Overview of adj diffident

The adj diffident has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) diffident

(showing modest reserve; "she was diffident when offering a comment on the professor's lecture")

2. diffident, shy, timid, unsure

(lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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