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    diffidence - Dictionary definition and meaning for word diffidence

    Definition
    (noun) lack of self-confidence
    Synonyms : self-distrust , self-doubt
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for diffidence

it is like opposite of confidence means you are shy not confident

diffi means deficiency and relate ffidence with confidence so lack of confidence

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This word sounds similar to Confidence but is opposite in meaning. So, Diffidence means lacking self-confidence.

diffidence -d + if + i + dance - I will feel shy

I have much diffidence when it comes to solving differential equations.

it is difficult to dance if u feel shy

root “Fido” means trust diffido means distrust hence one having distrust on themselves;

Different than confidence.. i.e. low in confidence

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