sheepishness
noun see sheepish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sheepishness — sheepish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ embarrassed from shame or shyness. DERIVATIVES sheepishly adverb sheepishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Sheepishness — Sheepish Sheep ish, a. 1. Of or pertaining to sheep. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Like a sheep; bashful; over modest; meanly or foolishly diffident; timorous to excess. [1913 Webster] Wanting change of company, he will, when he comes abroad, be a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheepishness — See sheepishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • sheepishness — noun The quality or property of being sheepish; shyness; bashfulness …   Wiktionary

  • sheepishness — n. embarrassment, abashment; meekness, docility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheepishness — sheep·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • sheepishness — noun feeling embarrassed about yourself • Syn: ↑shamefacedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sheepish, ↑shamefaced (for: ↑shamefacedness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shamefacedness — noun feeling embarrassed about yourself • Syn: ↑sheepishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sheepish (for: ↑sheepishness), ↑shamefaced • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheepish — adjective Date: 13th century 1. resembling a sheep in meekness, stupidity, or timidity 2. affected by or showing embarrassment caused by consciousness of a fault < a sheepish grin > • sheepishly adverb • sheepishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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