diffident synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term diffident:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. diffident(adj)

    showing modest reserve

    Synonyms:
    timid, shy, unsure

    Antonyms:
    overconfident, self-confident, reassured, self-assured, unreserved, cocksure, confident, assured, positive

  2. diffident, shy, timid, unsure(adj)

    lacking self-confidence

    Synonyms:
    diffident, faint, shy(p), fainthearted, faint-hearted, timid, uncertain, shy, unsure, incertain

    Antonyms:
    reassured, overconfident, confident, self-confident, self-assured, assured, cocksure, positive, unreserved

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diffident(a.)

    Synonyms:
    distrustful, doubtful

  2. diffident(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bashful, timid, sheepish, over-modest, distrustful of one's self



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