Definitions for "Cringe"
Keywords:  servility, fawn, shrink, fear, flinched
To draw one's self together as in fear or servility; to bend or crouch with base humility; to wince; hence, to make court in a degrading manner; to fawn.
To contract; to draw together; to cause to shrink or wrinkle; to distort.
Servile civility; fawning; a shrinking or bowing, as in fear or servility.