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  Words related to shy

Related / Similar Words: diffident, timid, unsure

 

Definition:
  • a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman";
  • throw quickly;
  • start suddenly, as from fight;
  • wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers";
  • easily startled or frightened;
  • lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man";

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    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 害羞   Danish: sky  
    Dutch: verlegen   Finnish: arka  
    French: timide   German: schüchtern  
    Hebrew: ביישן   Hungarian: félénk  
    Italian: timido   Japanese: 恥ずかしがりの  
    Korean: 수줍은   Portuguese: tímido  
    Russian: застенчивый   Spanish: tímido  
    Swedish: blyg  
     
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