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retiring

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of retiring

  1. not comfortable around people <one retiring young girl was sitting alone quietly in a corner during the party> Synonyms backward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, introverted, modest, recessive, shy, self-effacing, sheepish, withdrawnRelated Words antisocial, lone, lone-wolf, unsociable, unsocial; awkward, embarrassed, self-conscious, unadventurous, unassertive, unenterprising; inhibited, reserved, uneasy, uptightNear Antonyms boon, clubbable (also clubable), companionable, convivial, gregarious, sociable, social; bold, dashing, forceful; brash, forward, overbold, uninhibited, unreservedAntonyms extroverted (also extraverted), immodest, outgoing





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