Sentence Examples


  • She noticed this and attributed it to his general kindness and shyness, which she imagined must be the same toward everyone as it was to her.
  • It maintains its numbers partly in consequence of its shyness, which keeps it away from the abodes of men, and partly because it is so prolific, bringing forth six to eight young at a litter.
  • Its wariness, however, is very marvellous, and even at the breeding-season, when most birds throw off their shyness, it is not easily approached within ordinary gunshot distance.
  • And such was Natasha, with her surprise, her delight, her shyness, and even her mistakes in speaking French.
  • His rudeness to strangers was partly caused by shyness and partly by a childlike inability to conceal his feelings.