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tim·id

 (tĭm′ĭd)
adj. tim·id·er, tim·id·est
1. Lacking self-confidence; shy.
2. Fearful and hesitant: problems that call for bold, not timid, responses.

[Latin timidus, from timēre, to fear.]

ti·mid′i·ty, tim′id·ness n.
tim′id·ly adv.

timid

(ˈtɪmɪd)
adj
1. easily frightened or upset, esp by human contact; shy
2. indicating shyness or fear
[C16: from Latin timidus, from timēre to fear]
tiˈmidity, ˈtimidness n
ˈtimidly adv

tim•id

(ˈtɪm ɪd)

adj. , -er, -est.
1. lacking in self-assurance, courage, or boldness; timorous; shy.
2. indicating fear or lack of assurance: a timid manner.
[1540–50; < Latin timidus fearful =tim(ēre) to fear + -idus -id4]
ti•mid′i•ty, tim′id•ness, n.
tim′id•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timid - people who are fearful and cautioustimid - people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
brave - people who are brave; "the home of the free and the brave"
Adj.1.timid - showing fear and lack of confidence
unadventurous - lacking in boldness
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"
unassertive - inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence; "a shy unassertive person"
backward - (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover"
cowardly, fearful - lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
2.timid - lacking self-confidencetimid - lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
3.timid - lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
cowardly, fearful - lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley

timid

timid

adjective
1. Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner:
Translations
جَبان، هَيّاب، خَجول، خَوّاف
bázlivýplachý
frygtsom
styggur; huglítill; feiminn
bailīgsbiklskautrīgs
plašen

timid

[ˈtɪmɪd] ADJ [person] → tímido; [animal] → huraño, asustadizo

timid

[ˈtɪmɪd] adj (= shy) → timide (= easily scared) → peureux/euse

timid

adjscheu, ängstlich; person, behaviour, words alsoschüchtern, zaghaft; measurezaghaft; to be timid about doing somethingetw nur zögernd tun

timid

[ˈtɪmɪd] adj (shy) → timido/a; (easily scared) → timoroso/a, pauroso/a

timid

(ˈtimid) adjective
easily frightened; nervous; shy. A mouse is a timid creature.
ˈtimidly adverb
tiˈmidity noun
ˈtimidness noun

timid

a. tímido-a.

timid

adj tímido