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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Diffidence

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Distrust, want of confidence in ourselves. Diffidence, says Dr. Johnson, may check resolution and obstruct performance, but compensates its embarrassment by more important advantages; it conciliates the proud, and softens the severe; averts envy from excellence, and censure from miscarriage.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Diffidence'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/d/diffidence.html. 1802.

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