how to pronounce shyness


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shyness is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of shyness in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… dreadlocks in his intense shyness which …”

meanings of shyness


  1. The quality of being shy; a fear of social interactions.

shyness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shyness occurs in english on average 1.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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