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sheepish

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sheepish

  1. not comfortable around people a sheepish scholar who is most comfortable when surrounded by books Synonyms backward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, introverted, modest, recessive, retiring, self-effacing, shy, 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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