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How Do You Spell DIFFIDENT?

Correct spelling for the English word "diffident" is [d_ˈɪ_f_ɪ_d_ə_n_t], [dˈɪfɪdənt], [dˈɪfɪdənt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of DIFFIDENT

  1. Self distrustful; timid; shy; modest.

Anagrams of DIFFIDENT

7 letters

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Usage Examples for DIFFIDENT

  1. Her quiet, almost diffident manner was obviously accentuated just now by her recent sorrow; but this did not conceal from her husband's friends the fact that the second Mrs. Coppered was not of their world. - "Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories" by Kathleen Norris
  2. " Permit me to say,"- this is in the letter of January 1791, to a member of the Assembly,-" that if I were as confident as I ought to be diffident in my own loose general ideas, I never should venture to broach them, if but at twenty leagues' distance from the centre of your affairs. - "Burke" by John Morley
  3. He seemed so diffident and so frightened among strangers, that I began to talk with him. - "Remarks" by Bill Nye
  4. He was dignified and diffident, and could not be too pressing. - "The Squatter and the Don" by C. Loyal
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