Definitions for timidˈtɪm ɪd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word timid
people who are fearful and cautious
"whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
showing fear and lack of confidence
diffident, shy, timid, unsure(adj)
"stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
faint, fainthearted, timid, faint-hearted(adj)
lacking conviction or boldness or courage
"faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
Lacking in courage or confidence.
John's a very timid person. I'll doubt he'll be brave enough to face his brother.
Origin: From timide, from timidus, from timeo.
wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous; not bold; fearful; shy
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
Happiness hates the timid So does science
Imagination is the pontoon bridge making way for the timid feet of reason.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
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Translations for timid
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- tímidCatalan, Valencian
- nesmělý, bojácnýCzech
- ujo, säikky, arka, pelokasFinnish
- craintive, craintif, timideFrench
- gealtach, sgàthach, diùidScottish Gaelic
- impaurito, timido, pavidoItalian
- timidus, pavidus, meticulosusLatin
- schuchter, timide, bedeesd, schroomvalligDutch
- робкий, застенчивыйRussian
- blyg, timidSwedish
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