HyperDic: timid

English > 4 senses of the word timid:
ADJECTIVEalltimidshowing fear and lack of confidence
alltimid, diffident, shy, unsurelacking self-confidence
alltimid, faint, fainthearted, faint-heartedlacking conviction or boldness or courage
NOUNgrouptimid, cautiouspeople who are fearful and cautious
timid > pronunciation
Soundstih'mihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > timid: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing fear and lack of confidence.
Attribute oftimidity, timorousnessfearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
Narrowerbashfulself-consciously timid
coymodestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures
fearful, timorous, trepidtimid by nature or revealing timidity
intimidatedmade timid or fearful as by threats / threats
mousy, mouseyquiet and timid and ineffectual
See alsoafraidFilled with fear or apprehension
backward(used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
cowardly, fearfullacking courage
unadventurouslacking in boldness
unassertiveInclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence
Oppositeboldfearless and daring
Spanishtímido
Catalantímid
Nounstimidity, timidnessfear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
Adverbstimidlyin a shy or timid or bashful manner
English > timid: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLacking self-confidence.
Example "problems that call for bold not timid responses"
Synonymsdiffident, shy, unsure
Attribute ofconfidenceA feeling of trust (in someone or something)
OppositeconfidentHaving or marked by confidence or assurance
Spanishdifidente, inseguro, tímido, vergonzoso
Catalaninsegur, tímid, vergonyós
Nounstimidnessfear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
English > timid: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking conviction or boldness or courage.
Synonymsfaint, fainthearted, faint-hearted
Broadercowardly, fearfullacking courage
Spanishdébil, medroso, pusilánime, tímido
Catalanindecís, poruc, pusil·lànime
Nounstimidity, timorousnessfearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
timidness, timorousnessfear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
English > timid: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople who are fearful and cautious.
Example"whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
Synonymcautious
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
OppositebravePeople who are brave

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