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diffident
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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hesitant and unassertive — often due to a lack of self-confidence
  • It has afforded me, in the intervals of more urgent business, an unfailing, and constantly increasing source of interest; and it is not without a feeling of regret at the completion of my task, and a sincere diffidence as to its success, that I venture to submit the result of my labour to the ordeal of public criticism.
    Preface (13% in)

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