Coyness

Coy"ness

, n. The quality of being coy; feigned o bashful unwillingness to become familiar; reserve.
[1913 Webster]

When the kind nymph would coyness feign,
And hides but to be found again.
Dryden.

Syn. -- Reserve; shrinking; shyness; backwardness; modesty; bashfulness.
[1913 Webster]

 

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