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timid

Timid means "overly cautious or fearful," like a timid2020欧洲杯时间 driver who drives very slowly or avoids highways altogether.

Timid comes from the Middle French word timide, meaning "easily frightened, shy." Those who are timid often worry that things will go wrong: a timid eater orders bland food to avoid the possibility not liking the flavor of something new, just as a timid partygoer talks to people he already knows, afraid that he won't be able to talk to strangers.

Definitions of timid
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adj showing fear and lack of confidence

Synonyms:
unadventurous
lacking in boldness
afraid
filled with fear or apprehension
unassertive
inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence
backward
(used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
bashful
self-consciously timid
coy
modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures
fearful, timorous, trepid
timid by nature or revealing timidity
intimidated
made timid or fearful as by threats
mousey, mousy
quiet and timid and ineffectual
cowardly, fearful
lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
Antonyms:
bold
fearless and daring
adventuresome, adventurous
willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
fearless, unafraid
oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
forward
used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty
audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
daredevil, temerarious
presumptuously daring
emboldened
made bold or courageous
foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless
marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
heroic, heroical
having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
nervy
showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger
overreaching, vaulting
revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights
overvaliant
having or showing undue valor or boldness
brave, courageous
possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
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adj lacking self-confidence

“problems that call for bold not timid responses”
Synonyms:
diffident, shy, unsure
Antonyms:
confident
having or marked by confidence or assurance
assured
marked by assurance; exhibiting confidence
cocksure, overconfident, positive
marked by excessive confidence
reassured
having confidence restored; freed from anxiety
self-assured, self-confident
showing poise and confidence in your own worth
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adj lacking conviction or boldness or courage

Synonyms:
faint, faint-hearted, fainthearted
cowardly, fearful
lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

n people who are fearful and cautious

“whitewater rafting is not for the timid
Synonyms:
cautious
Antonyms:
brave
people who are brave
Type of:
people
(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

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