Definition of bashfulness in English:



  • See bashful

    • ‘By reserve we do not mean bashfulness or timidity.’
    • ‘Modesty suggests shunning indecent behavior but it also implies bashfulness based on timidity.’
    • ‘She has a quiet, humble presence not to be confused with bashfulness, and a Bob Marley shirt claiming, ‘One Love.’’
    • ‘The crowd eventually found its courage after a moment of bashfulness and then the flurry of items commenced to wend they way to the stage.’
    • ‘The MVP award is a topic players normally shoo away with humility and bashfulness - whether sincere or not.’