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self-distrust

[self-dis-truhst, self-] /ˈsɛlf dɪsˈtrʌst, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
lack of confidence in oneself, in one's abilities, etc.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
Related forms
self-distrustful, adjective
self-distrusting, adjective
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  • Moral cowardice is one and self-distrust is an other.

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