Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 04/02/19 Diffidence

Diffidence (noun)
diffidence [dif-i-duh ns]


noun
1. the quality or state of being diffident.

RELATED WORDS
constraint, modesty, hesitation, backwardness, timidity, insecurity, meekness, reluctance, shyness, doubt, humility, fear, timidness, reserve

NEARBY WORDS
differentiator, differently, difficile, difficult, difficulty, diffident, diffidently, diffluence, diffluent, difflugia

RELATED FORMS
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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