HyperDic: timidity

English > 2 senses of the word timidity:
NOUNfeelingtimidity, timidness, timorousnessfear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
attributetimidity, timorousnessfearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
timidity > pronunciation
Soundstahmih'dahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > timidity: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningFear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions.
Synonymstimidness, timorousness
Narrowercold feettimidity that prevents the continuation of a course of action
diffidence, self-doubt, self-distrustlack of self-confidence
shynessA feeling of fear of embarrassment
Broaderfear, fearfulness, frightAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Spanishtimidez
Catalantimidesa
Adjectivestimidshowing fear and lack of confidence
English > timidity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningfearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities.
Synonymtimorousness
Attributestimidshowing fear and lack of confidence
Narrowerfaintheartedness, faintnessThe trait of lacking boldness and courage
BroaderfearfulnessThe trait of being afraid
Oppositeboldness, daring, hardiness, hardihoodThe trait of being willing / willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
Spanishtimidez
Catalantimidesa
Adjectivestimidlacking conviction or boldness or courage

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