Bash"ful (?), a. [See Bash.]

1.

Abashed; daunted; dismayed.

[Obs.]

2.

Very modest, or modest excess; constitutionally disposed to shrink from public notice; indicating extreme or excessive modesty; shy; as, a bashful person, action, expression.

Syn. -- Diffident; retiring; reserved; shamefaced; sheepish.

 

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