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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bash·ful /ˈbæʃfəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bash·ful a.
 1. Abashed; daunted; dismayed. [Obs.]
 2. Very modest, or modest to excess; constitutionally disposed to shrink from public notice; indicating extreme or excessive modesty; shy; as, a bashful person, action, expression.
 Syn: -- Diffident; retiring; reserved; shamefaced; sheepish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: self-consciously timid; "I never laughed, being bashful;
             lowering my head, I looked at the wall"- Ezra Pound
      2: disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a
         tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody
         know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful) [syn: blate]