Bashful : Synonyms and Antonyms





Bashful


( Adjective )


After we heard the news about the failure, we were
bashful.


Synonyms:

1. Abashed

2. Blushing

3. Confused

4. Coy

5. Diffident

6. Easily

7. Embarrassed

8. Overmodest

9. Reserved

10. Reticent

11. Sheepish

12. Shrinking

13. Timid

14. Timorous

Contextual Examples:

His boss’s criticism left him feeling rather
abashed.

She
blushed crimson with embarrassment when I kissed her.

Do not be so
coy about your achievement.

I was
embarrassed by his commends about my clothes.

He seemed strangely
reticent about his past.

She came into the room looking rather
sheepish.




Antonyms:

1. Aggressive

2. Arrogant

3. Bold

4. Brash

5. Conceited

6. Confident

7. Egoistic

8. Fearless

9. Forward

10. Immodest

11. Impudent

Contextual Examples:

A good sales man should be
aggressive if he wants to succeed.

He has reputation for rudeness and intellectual
arrogance.

I do not feel
bold enough to ask for a pay increase.

Her
brash and abrasive style made her unpopular.

I have always thought him to be
egoistical and attention-seeking.

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