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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the affectation of being demure in a provocative way;
[syn: coyness, demureness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coyness \Coy"ness\, n. The quality of being coy; feigned o? bashful unwillingness to become familiar; reserve. [1913 Webster] When the kind nymph would coyness feign, And hides but to be found again. --Dryden. Syn: Reserve; shrinking; shyness; backwardness; modesty; bashfulness. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

coyness n 1: the affectation of being demure in a provocative way [syn: coyness, demureness]