Sentence Examples


  • He loved the way she could be wanton and sensual one minute, then bashful and demure the next.
  • So he sat there trembling and afraid; for he was a timid, bashful man and did not like to be noticed.
  • A curious sight; these bashful bears, these timid warrior whalemen!
  • Bagration called to him, and Tushin, raising three fingers to his cap with a bashful and awkward gesture not at all like a military salute but like a priest's benediction, approached the general.
  • The disorder is known in the literature as " bashful bladder " or paruresis.

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