timid

All Adjective Noun
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  • But she is only a timid child and she will go to bed. Cited from The Motor Girls Through New England, by Margaret Penrose
  • Do you never feel timid when you are alone so much? Cited from Modern Icelandic Plays, by Johann Sigurjonsson
  • To this end, he is quite a timid youth, though he does care about his friends.
  • He can train himself to go through what is dangerous to the timid without risk. Cited from Yussuf the Guide, by George Manville Fenn
  • The man looked timid as he approached and presented it to his master. Cited from In the Track of the Troops, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • And she looked with a timid doubt upon her friend, to ask if it was proper. Cited from A Simple Story, by Mrs. Inchbald
  • As we passed these dark places the timid creatures pressed close about me. Cited from French and Oriental Love in a Harem, by Mario Uchard
  • He was a weak and timid youth, small, often ill, without any energy. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII., by Guy de Maupassant
  • They were timid at first, lying close without motion of any kind. Cited from Wood Folk at School, by William J. Long
  • In fact, when he is alone, he often becomes quite nervous and timid.
  • I never thought I was one of the timid kind, either. Cited from The House of Torchy, by Sewell Ford
  • They are known to be timid and if caught they generally will bite very easily.
  • He's kind, sort of timid, and has a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Grace was a little more timid, but followed her closely, and they too reached the opposite bank. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Some of the more timid of his friends advised him not to make the attempt. Cited from The Last Look, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He explains that he is alone, that he has never known a woman, so he is timid.
  • She grew up within the community but her mother was not social and as a result, she still has a timid nature.
  • The son had just finished when there came a timid knock at the front door. Cited from The Young Bridge-Tender, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • It need scarcely be added, so did her more timid companion. Cited from Red Rooney, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • I had always thought her timid, afraid of the night and all threatening things. Cited from The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green
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Meaning of timid

  • noun People who are fearful and cautious
    whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • adjective Showing fear and lack of confidence