demureness

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{n} gravity, affected modest, purity
The state of being demure; gravity; the show of gravity or modesty
the affectation of being demure in a provocative way
{i} reservedness; modesty; composedness, soberness
the trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
The state or quality of being demure
demure
Quiet, modest, reserved, or serious

She is a demure young lady.

demure
{a} very grave, affectedly modest, prim
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{v} to put on an affected modestly
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Demure clothes do not reveal your body and they give the impression that you are shy and behave correctly. a demure high-necked white blouse. + demurely de·mure·ly She was demurely dressed in a black woollen suit
demure
Of sober or serious mien; composed and decorous in bearing; of modest look; staid; grave
demure
{s} calm, serious; modest, shy
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approval If you describe someone, usually a young woman, as demure, you mean they are quiet and rather shy, usually in a way that you like and find appealing, and behave very correctly. She's very demure and sweet + demurely de·mure·ly She smiled demurely
demure
Quiet, modest, reserved or serious
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Affectedly modest, decorous, or serious; making a show of gravity
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To look demurely
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affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
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