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  Definition of Timid
  1. people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
  2. showing fear and lack of confidence
  3. lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne''er won fair lady"
  4. lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
  5. contemptibly timid
Similar Words: cautious, faint, fainthearted, diffident, shy, unsure

 

See Also: afraid(p), backward, cowardly, fearful, unadventurous, unassertive

 

Attributes: timidity, timorousness

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 膽小   Dutch: schuchter  
Estonian: pelglik   Finnish: säikky  
French: timide   German: furchtsam  
Hungarian: félénk   Ido: timida  
Italian: timido   Japanese: 憶病な  
Korean: 겁많은   Portuguese: tímido  
Russian: робкий   Serbian: snebivljiv  
Spanish: tímido   Swedish: blyg  
 
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