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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Fearful and cautious.

Usage examples (37)
  • Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
  • Whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • So saying, he called the timid followers and delivered the body into their hands.
  • Elizabeth observed my agitation for some time in timid and fearful silence; at length she said, What is it that agitates you, my dear Victor? for more
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