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timidity

Psychology Shyness; a stance of nonaggression in social situations
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Fanny, with all her faults of ignorance and timidity, was fixed at Mansfield Park, and learning to transfer in its favour much of her attachment to her former home, grew up there not unhappily among her cousins.
But fortunately, as we have said, Louise, whose ears were buzzing, and her eyes veiled by timidity, -- Louise saw nothing and heard nothing; and the king, who had still his attention directed to the conversation of the cardinal and his uncle, hastened to return to them.
What the country opposes is the government's 'negligence and timidity' on the issue.
Six of the 11 essays are in English, and consider such aspects as twice shy: two accounts of timidity in fin-de-siecle France, emancipation as a subversive strategy in Renee Mauperin and an early case of "hysterical anorexia," and genius and degeneracy: Auguste Rodin and the Monument to Balzac.
The plan also responded to an admonishment from Pope Francis, who scolded Mexico's bishops in 2016 for showing timidity as violence was escalating and failing to find unity among themselves.
The folly of this timidity is shown by the unprecedented breakthrough in peace talks in the peninsula and Kim's commitment to nuclear disarmament.
Bullied by hardline Tories threatening to rebel against any reasonable compromise made in the national interest, May's timidity is a weakness we can't afford.
But, if Labour continues to go along with Brexit and insists on leaving the single market, the handmaiden of Brexit will have been the timidity of Labour" Former prime minister Tony Blair attacks Labour's approach to Brexit "Throughout my career, I fed off the fuel of people not being able to understand me"Rapper Eminem
But, if Labour continues to go along with Brexit and insists on leaving the single market, the handmaiden of Brexit will have been Labour's timidity Tony Blair I don't believe Jeremy Corbyn can associate himself with a hard-right Conservative approach to Brexit.
But, if Labour continues to go along with Brexit and insists on leaving the single market, the handmaiden of Brexit will have been the timidity of Labour" - Former prime minister Tony Blair attacks Labour's approach to Brexit.
FORMER Labour prime minister Tony Blair said the party's "timidity" over Brexit will prevent them for blaming the Tories for the chaos it has caused.
LABOUR'S "timidity" will have been the "handmaiden" of Brexit if the party continues to go along with leaving the European Union and insists on withdrawing from the single market, Tony Blair has claimed.