What is another word for coyness?

268 synonyms found


[ kˈɔ͡ɪnəs], [ kˈɔ‍ɪnəs], [ k_ˈɔɪ_n_ə_s]

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What does the word "coyness" mean?

The word "coyness" is derived from the Gaelic term "coisne", meaning "hiding or pretending not to know". In contemporary English, the word is typically used to describe a shy or evasive behavior, particularly when socializing. coyness can be seen as a form of defense or self-preservation, as well as a deliberate choice to maintain a certain level of social distance. It can also be viewed as a form of Testiness or Snappiness.

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