diffidence [dif-i-duh ns]
1. the quality or state of being diffident.
constraint, modesty, hesitation, backwardness, timidity, insecurity, meekness, reluctance, shyness, doubt, humility, fear, timidness, reserve
differentiator, differently, difficile, difficult, difficulty, diffident, diffidently, diffluence, diffluent, difflugia
non·dif·fi·dence , noun
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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Latin diffīdentia mistrust, want of confidence. See diffident, -ence
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