Shyness faces the risk in a seemingly "wrong" manner, as it ignores and avoids the risk without reducing its negative impact.
Both the courageous person and the shy person can have confidence in what they are doing (although more typically, it us courage that provides such self-assurance).
” “No, I’m not ashamed anymore.” Mae West We have seen that courage and shyness are similar in certain aspects: both are not an emotion but a behavioral attitude.
However, since shyness is a more built-in attitude with a more intense feeling component, it can be also described as an affective trait.
They would have found it years ago, but it was hiding behind a couple of other genes."Jonathan Katz Shyness has various meanings including the following: a feeling of fear of embarrassment; fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions; easily frightened; disposed to avoid committing oneself to a person or thing. However, whereas courage is a more specific behavioral attitude, shyness is a more general long-term affective trait primarily related to anxiety about strangers.