adjective, de·mur·er, de·mur·est.
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He was captivated by her freshness and beauty, her demureness, her ignorance of all things vicious.Within the Law|Marvin Dana
There was in the frock a demureness almost Quaker-like which as a foil for her beauty breathed the very essence of coquetry.Flood Tide|Sara Ware Bassett
Under the little clerk's correctness and demureness there ran and mingled with her blood the warm undercurrent of a dream.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
Dotty thought of Harriet all the afternoon, and walked about the house with a demureness quite unusual.Dotty Dimple At Home|Sophie May
There is a demureness, a restraint which reminds one that the atmosphere of far-away Castile is still upon them.The Amazing Argentine|John Foster Fraser