: lacking in courage or self-confidence <a timid person>
Examples of TIMID
- She's very timid and shy when meeting strangers.
- He gave her a timid smile.
Origin of TIMID
First Known Use: 1549
Related to TIMID
- fainthearted, fearful, fearsome, mousy (or mousey), scary, skittish, shy, timorous, tremulous
- adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, bold, daring, dashing, gutsy, hardy, venturesome, venturous
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