verecund [ ver-i-kuhnd ]
1. bashful; modest.
WORDS RELATED TO VERECUND
reticent, sheepish, diffident, coy, confused, embarrassed, timid, self-conscious, abashed, backward, blushing, chary, demure, humble, modest, nervous, reserved, retiring, shamefaced, shrinking
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Origin: 1540–50; < Latin verēcundus, equivalent to verē(rī) to fear + -cundus adj. suffix
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