Verecundity Ver`e*cun"di*ty, n. The quality or state of being verecund; modesty. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Humility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Humility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 humility humility humbleness Sgm: N 1 meekness meekness lowness Sgm: N 1 lowliness lowliness lowlihood Sgm: N 1 abasement abasement self abasement …   English dictionary for students

  • Modesty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Modesty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 modesty modesty Sgm: N 1 humility humility &c. 879 Sgm: N 1 diffidence diffidence timidity Sgm: N 1 retiring disposition retiring disposition Sgm: N 1 unobtrusiveness …   English dictionary for students

  • timidity — n 1. timorousness, pusillanimity, fear fulness, fearsomeness, lily liveredness, faintheartedness, weak heartedness, Inf. chicken heartedness, Inf. chicken liveredness, Sl. yellow belliedness; cowardice, cowardliness, dastardliness, poltroonery,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • verecund —   a. shy.    ♦ verecundity, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”