DIFFIDENT

diffident

1. showing modest reserve; "she was diffident when offering a comment on the professor''s lecture"

2. lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"

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