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shyness 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈSHīnis/,
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The quality or state of being shy,
  1. The quality or state of being shy
    • - gradually he overcame his natural shyness

  1. a feeling of fear of embarrassment
  2. In humans, shyness (also called diffidence) is a social psychology term used to describe the feeling of apprehension, lack of comfort, or awkwardness experienced when a person is in proximity to, approaching, or being approached by other people, especially in new situations or with unfamiliar ...
  3. Embarrassment, Modesty, Reserve, Self-consciousness, Self-doubt, Timidity.
  4. lack of confidence or assertiveness, with a tendency to embarrass easily
  5. egotism out of its depth.
  6. A tendency to feel tense, worried, or anxious during social interactions, or even when anticipating a social interaction (Addison & Schmidt, 1999). ...