shyness noun

ADJ. natural | extreme, intense, paralysing

VERB + SHYNESS be overcome with, have, suffer from He was suddenly overcome with shyness. | forget, get over, lose, overcome She had to work very hard to overcome her paralysing shyness. She completely forgot her shyness in her fascination with what he was saying. | cure

SHYNESS + VERB disappear, vanish