HyperDic: demureness

English > 2 senses of the word demureness:
NOUNattributedemurenessthe trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
attributedemureness, coynessthe affectation of being demure in a provocative way
English > demureness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of behaving with reserve and decorum.
Broadermodesty, reserveformality and propriety of manner
Spanishcircunspección, recato
Catalancircumspecció, pudícia
Adjectivesdemureaffectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
English > demureness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe affectation of being demure in a provocative way.
Synonymcoyness
BroaderaffectednessThe quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
Spanishcoquetería
Catalancoqueteria
Adjectivesdemureaffectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

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