Self-distrust
Self-distrust Self`-dis*trust", n. Want of confidence in one' self; diffidence. [1913 Webster]

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  • self′-distrust — self′ distrust′ n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-distrust — self distrustful, adj. self distrusting, adj. /self dis trust , self /, n. lack of confidence in oneself, in one s abilities, etc. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-distrust — noun lack of self confidence • Syn: ↑diffidence, ↑self doubt • Ant: ↑confidence (for: ↑diffidence) • Derivationally related forms: ↑diffident …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-distrust — noun Date: 1789 a lack of confidence in oneself ; diffidence • self distrustful adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-distrust — /sɛlf dɪsˈtrʌst/ (say self dis trust) noun lack of confidence in oneself, one s abilities, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-distrust — lack of belief in oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-esteem — *self love, *conceit, egotism, egoism, amour propre Analogous words: *pride, vanity: self respect, self regard, self admiration (see base words at REGARD n) Antonyms: self distrust …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • self-doubt — Synonyms and related words: Pyrrhonism, apprehension, diffidence, distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, half belief, lack of self confidence, lack of self reliance, leeriness, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-doubt — n. lack of confidence in oneself, one s abilities, etc. * * * noun lack of self confidence • Syn: ↑diffidence, ↑self distrust • Ant: ↑confidence (for: ↑diffidence) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-distrustful — adjective see self distrust …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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