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Spell check of shyness

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Correct spelling:
irresolution (noun)
double-mindedness, hesitance, yellowness, irresolution, capriciousness, unsureness, indecisiveness, wateriness, changeability, shiftiness, uncertainty, tentativeness, inconsistency, unwillingness, vacillation, volatility, fickleness, weakness, spinelessness, halfheartedness, impulsiveness, infirmity, insipidity, ambivalence.
modesty (noun)
undemonstrativeness, humility, modesty, unobtrusiveness, coyness, unselfishness, selflessness, humbleness, timidity, reservation, meekness, demureness, bashfulness.
Other synonyms:
timidness, stage fright, restraint, coldness, reserve, mike fright, timorousness, restraint, apprehension, reticence, timidness, backwardness, diffidence, constraint, retiringness, nervousness, insecurity, sheepishness.
Examples of usage:
  1. Colin held out his hand with a sort of flushed royal shyness but his eyes quite devoured her face. - "The Secret Garden", Frances Hodgson Burnett.
  2. But beyond an air of shyness that sat strangely on both, and a kind of amused wonder at meeting after so many years, there was nothing to show that they had been more than mere acquaintances, and the talk centred chiefly on Barbara. - "Barbara in Brittany", E. A. Gillie.
  3. She glowed like a rose, with none of the little stiffness in her manner she so often unfortunately showed to strangers and which only the discerning few correctly named as shyness. - "The Heart of Arethusa", Francis Barton Fox.
Common misspellings:
  1. shiness (50%)
  2. cowardness (50%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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