shyness

[หˆสƒaษชnษ™s]

shyness Definition

  • 1the state of being nervous or timid in the company of other people
  • 2a feeling of self-consciousness that prevents one from behaving freely

Using shyness: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "shyness" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Her shyness prevented her from speaking up in class.

  • Example

    He overcame his shyness and asked her out on a date.

  • Example

    Shyness is often mistaken for aloofness.

  • Example

    The child's shyness made it difficult for her to make friends.

shyness Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for shyness

Phrases with shyness

  • due to being shy or timid

    Example

    She didn't speak up out of shyness.

  • to successfully deal with or conquer feelings of shyness

    Example

    With practice, you can overcome shyness and become more confident.

  • a feeling of nervousness or timidity around people of the opposite sex

    Example

    He had always struggled with shyness around the opposite sex.

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Summary: shyness in Brief

Shyness [หˆสƒaษชnษ™s] is a state of nervousness or timidity in the presence of others, often resulting in self-consciousness. It can prevent one from behaving freely and making social connections. Examples include 'Her shyness prevented her from speaking up in class' and 'The child's shyness made it difficult for her to make friends.' Synonyms include 'timidity,' 'bashfulness,' and 'modesty.'