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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coy·ness, n. The quality of being coy; feigned obashful unwillingness to become familiar; reserve.
 When the kind nymph would coyness feign,
 And hides but to be found again.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Reserve; shrinking; shyness; backwardness; modesty; bashfulness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the affectation of being demure in a provocative way [syn: demureness]