Definitions

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  • n. demureness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Demureness; also, one who is demure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Demureness; decorum.
  • n. An impersonation of demureness; one who behaves demurely.

Etymologies

demure +‎ -ity? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Although to those who knew her there were certain unusual signs of demurity in her expression and demeanour in the early part of the evening, she presented

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