demure


demure

adjective

Definition of DEMURE

1
affecting shyness or modesty in order to attract masculine interest <the previously demure maiden began making some surprisingly shocking remarks>
Antonyms uncoy
2
not comfortable around people <hesitant and demure, she hardly spoke a word at the banquet table>
Antonyms extroverted (also extraverted), immodest, outgoing
3
not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness <wore a very demure outfit to the interview for the job at the church's headquarters>

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