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- Wanting confidence in others; distrustful.
- Wanting confidence in one's self; distrustful of one's own powers; not self-reliant; timid; modest; bashful; characterized by modest reserve.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Dif"fi*dent (?), a. [L.
diffidens, -entis, p. pr. of diffidere; dif-
= dis + fidere to trust; akin to fides faith. See
Faith, and cf. Defy.] 1. Wanting
confidence in others; distrustful. [Archaic]
You were always extremely diffident of their
2. Wanting confidence in one's self;
distrustful of one's own powers; not self-reliant; timid; modest;
bashful; characterized by modest reserve.
The diffident maidens, Longfellow.
Folding their hands in prayer.
Syn. -- Distrustful; suspicious; hesitating; doubtful;
modest; bashful; lowly; reserved.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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