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A lack of faith or confidence in oneself.

self′-doubt′ing adj.


lacking in confidence
References in classic literature ?
But whatever blemishes others might discern in William, to his friend's mind he was faultless; for Marner had one of those impressible self-doubting natures which, at an inexperienced age, admire imperativeness and lean on contradiction.
I put up with more than 10 years of that, going from a confident young woman to a depressed and self-doubting person in my 40s.
Self-doubting pop singer Lily Allen "I may even splash out on some new aftershave before taking to the stage" OS zzy Osbourne is delighted that he and his band Black Sabbath are to headline a concert in London's Hyde Park in July "Just sat through a 5.
Sydney, Oct 12 (ANI): Keira Knightley has revealed that due to her nature she often gets into the self-doubting mode and doesn't always think she deserves her success.