Definition of Diffidently

1. Adverb. In a diffident manner. "`Oh, well,' he shrugged diffidently, `I like the work.'"

Partainyms: Diffident



Definition of Diffidently

1. adv. In a diffident manner.

Definition of Diffidently

1. Adverb. In a diffident manner; without confidence in oneself. ¹

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Definition of Diffidently

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diffidently

difficilitating
difficult
difficult nut to crack
difficulties
difficultly
difficultness
difficulty
difficulty level
difficulty levels
diffide
diffidence
diffidences
diffidencies
diffidency
diffident
diffidently (current term)
diffidentness
diffine
diffing
diffission
difflation
difflations
diffluence
diffluences
diffluent
difflugia
difform
difformities
difformity
diffract

Literary usage of Diffidently

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1. A Selection from the Letters of Lydia Ann Barclay, a Minister of the Gospel by Lydia Ann Barclay (1862)
"And now, in allusion to what thou so diffidently hints at in thy last, I would have thee rest under the Divine power that can clear and make way for, ..."

2. Letters from Elizabeth Sophia de Valiere to her friend Louisa Hortensia de by Marie Jeanne Riccoboni (1772)
"Vain complaints! vain forrow F —May fhe', at leaft, who retraces to- me fo affecting an image, relent in my favour, and think me diffidently ..."

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