Definition of Self-distrust
1. Noun. Lack of self-confidence.
Generic synonyms: Timidity, Timidness, Timorousness
Specialized synonyms: Hesitance, Hesitancy, Unassertiveness
Derivative terms: Diffident, Diffident
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Literary usage of Self-distrust
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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"self-distrust. To the end of his life he was consumed with a desire to perform great things, and to the end of his life he was painfully sensible that he ..."