diffident

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Latin present participle of diffidere ("to mistrust")

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diffident ‎(comparative more diffident, superlative most diffident)

  1. (archaic): Lacking confidence in others; distrustful.
  2. Lacking confidence in one's self; distrustful of one's own powers; not self-reliant; timid; modest; bashful; characterized by modest reserve.

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