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pudency

[pyood-n-see] /ˈpyud n si/
noun
1.
modesty; bashfulness; shamefacedness.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Late Latin pudentia shame, equivalent to Latin pudent- (stem of pudēns, present participle of pudēre to be ashamed) + -ia -y3; see -ency
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pudency

/ˈpjuːdənsɪ/
noun
1.
modesty, shame, or prudishness
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin pudentia, from Latin pudēre to feel shame
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