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- the state of being diffident, timid or shy; reticence or self-effacement
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Dif"fi*dence (?), n. [L.
diffidentia.] 1. The state of being
diffident; distrust; want of confidence; doubt of the power, ability,
or disposition of others. [Archaic]
That affliction grew heavy upon me, and weighed me
down even to a diffidence of God's mercy.
2. Distrust of one's self or one's own
powers; lack of self-reliance; modesty; modest reserve;
It is good to speak on such questions with
An Englishman's habitual diffidence and
awkwardness of address. W. Irving.
Syn. -- Humility; bashfulness; distrust; suspicion; doubt;
fear; timidity; apprehension; hesitation. See Humility, and
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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