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Definition of "sheepishness" [sheepishness]

  • The quality or property of being sheepish; shyness; bashfulness. (noun)

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Use "sheepishness" in a sentence
  • ""It's Louie," said Jack, with an expression of face that was as near an approximation to what is called sheepishness as any thing I ever saw."
  • "The other riders come in very slowly, and are oppressed by that indescribable air of sheepishness which is peculiar to gentleman jockeys when they do not win."
  • ""That's not to say that there aren't some" Obama sheep "out there, but" sheepishness "is largely a characteristic of the willfully ignorant on the far right." - bozo"