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Oct 17, 2017

It can depend upon the meaning and context.


Someone who is shy can be seen as someone who has many positive attributes such as humility and modesty as opposed to arrogance. This would be a positive connotation.

To shy away from can mean not being prepared to face up to a challenge or indeed to abrogate one's responsibilities. This would be seen as a negative connotation.