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Not that he had many fans here while he was alive, thanks to his shyness, unsociability and general all-round grumpiness.
Other children sometimes mis-interpret your little Virgo's shyness as diffidence or stand-offishness.
It's generally thought that shyness goes hand in hand with introversion, but many introverts simply prefer solitary to social activities.
Those moments I remember from the Ireland squad when Duff's shyness got the better of him are virtually gone.
Shock, surprise, fright, nervousness, anxiety, shyness, then finally pleasure as she beams a terrific smile at me.
His period of shyness now over, he wolfs down squid sashimi, mackerel rolls and tuna nigiri while ordering me to keep mixing wasabi and soy.
His comments prompt questions about whether raising awareness of social anxiety disorder may in fact be medicalising shyness.
Both have demonstrated an appealing shyness, a self-effacing modesty, and a stated preference for getting on with the work.
I know I should make the first move, but that's my shyness shining through.
In fact, if experts are to be believed, we are in the middle of a shyness epidemic.
A prominent streak of misanthropy and shyness in his nature resulted in his concert career being sporadic.
I sank deeper into my pit of shyness as I forced myself not to dwell upon her true intentions.
Although tradition suggests that young Chinese women be modest, no signs of embarrassment or shyness can be read on the waitresses' faces.
I answered, blushing slightly, my shyness obvious in my soft yet high voice.
Obviously she had again mistaken Maya desperate fleeing for bridal shyness.
These open meetings are for people who are suicidal or suffering from depression, panic attacks, shyness, etc and it is anonymous.
You have a melancholy disposition resulting in a shyness, or a formal and stiff manner of presenting yourself.
But speaking out regularly in a structured environment will take the sting out of shyness on the social scene.
So he tries to make up for his shyness by being as open-minded as possible and accepting people for who they are.
He was always considered an outcast, because of his shyness and nerdy behavior.
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Examples from Classical Literature
Suddenly Annie's shyness, reserve, whatever it was, seemed to overcloud her.
I say, were I her equal, I could find in this shyness coyness, and in that coyness love.
Somehow the shyness which her sister had accused her of seemed to have gone.
There 143 is a curious formality and staidness about him and his companions which never degenerates into shyness.
But when morning came, I thought the situation so diverting that I forgot my shyness.
And then, as though with a sudden shyness at her self-revelation, she glanced about.
She wondered at the rapidity with which his shyness was passing into effusiveness.
By degrees the students lost their shyness in the presence of their Professor.
The excellence of his understanding and his principles can be concealed only by that shyness which too often keeps him silent.
Colin held out his hand with a sort of flushed royal shyness but his eyes quite devoured her face.
After a sort of shyness in the recognition, he turns back with them.
It was a terrible struggle between my shyness and my affection.
He was troubled by no such personal modesty and shyness as was Enver.
There are many men in London, you know, who, some from shyness, some from misanthropy, have no wish for the company of their fellows.
A certain shyness that reduced him to the status of a listener at the officers' table no longer silenced him.
Many people believe that being in a coeducation system helps overcome students' shyness and build confidence.
He was very shy, and, with him, shyness ran to talkativeness.
She is quieter in her movements and her shyness is not unattractive.
She remembered Joe, a silent, shambling youth, all hands, feet, and shyness, who had spent most of his spare time twisting his fingers and staring adoringly at her from afar.
You do try to fight off your shyness, and I love you for it.
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