Part of speech:
Easily startled; timid:
Timid, shy, and easily embarrassed
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
Slow to apprehend; having difficulties in learning.
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
The definition of modest is someone or something that is humble or shy or not extreme.
Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
Find another word for diffident. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for diffident, like: shy, bashful, timid, reserved, bold, confident, backward, coy, demure, modest and retiring.