The definition of timid is shy and fearful.
Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
The definition of modest is someone or something that is humble or shy or not extreme.
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
Showing an embarrassed timidity
Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
Serious or staid in character or conduct:
Full of diffidence; lacking self-confidence; timid; shy
(Archaic) Shrinking from contact or familiarity with others; bashful; shy
Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
Assertive, bold, and energetic:
(Not comparable) Being replaced in office (while still in office but after election has determined that he/she will be replaced).
Slow to apprehend; having difficulties in learning.
Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
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