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Shy person   /ʃaɪ pˈərsən/   Listen
Shy person

noun
1.
Someone who shrinks from familiarity with others.  Synonym: shrinking violet.






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"Shy person" Quotes from Famous Books



... suffered from shyness does not feel his heart sink as he drives up in a brougham to the door of some strange house, and sees a grave butler advancing out of an unknown corridor, with figures flitting to and fro in the background; what shy person is there who at such a moment would not give a considerable sum to be able to go back to the station and take the first train home? Or who again, as he gives his name to a servant in some brightly-lighted hall, and advances, with a hurried glance at his ...
— At Large • Arthur Christopher Benson



Words linked to "Shy person" :   wallflower, shrinking violet, coward



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