Reserve noun - The checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others.
Usage example: the salesclerk showed great reserve in dealing with the unreasonable demands of the angry customer
Aloofness is a synonym for reserve in shyness topic. You can use "Aloofness" instead a noun "Reserve", if it concerns topics such as uncommunicativeness, coolness of manner.
- formality and aloofness
- formality and reserve
- detachment and aloofness
- detachment and reserve
- distance and aloofness
- distance and reserve
- restraint and aloofness
- restraint and reserve
- coolness and aloofness
- coolness and reserve
- silence and aloofness
- silence and reserve
- constraint and aloofness
- constraint and reserve
Both words in one sentence
- She is also forced to concede that Jane's shyness and reserve can be easily mistaken for aloofness, and that those who don't know her well (such as Darcy) might find it easy to convince themselves that she doesn't have genuine feelings for Bingley.
Source: Literature / Pride and Prejudice
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