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(Canada) A tract of land set apart for the use of an Aboriginal group; Indian reserve (compare US reservation.)
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  1. (Canada) A tract of land set apart for the use of an Aboriginal group; Indian reserve (compare US reservation.)
  2. (Military) A body of troops kept in the rear of an army drawn up for battle, reserved to support the other lines as occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept for an exigency.
  3. Personnel or units in the armed forces not on active duty but subject to call; militia
The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
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  1. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
  2. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
  3. Embarrassed reserve or reticence; awkwardness:
The state or quality of being demure.
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  1. The state or quality of being demure.
The state of being unostentatious or moderate in size, quantity, or range:
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  1. The state of being unostentatious or moderate in size, quantity, or range:
  2. Decency; decorum
  3. Reserve or propriety in speech, dress, or behavior:
The quality or state, or an instance, of being reticent; reserve
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  1. The quality or state, or an instance, of being reticent; reserve
The act of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
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  1. The act of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
  2. The practice of keeping oneself in the background and minimizing one's own actions; modest, retiring behavior
Find another word for diffidence. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for diffidence, like: timidity, reserve, constraint, restraint, shyness, demureness, modesty, reticence, self-effacement and restraint.