Timid Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Timid

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A reason for dread or apprehension:
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Filled with fright; terrified
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The definition of sheepish is embarrassed after doing something wrong or shy.
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Precarious; unstable; unreliable.
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Indicating a lack of confidence or certainty; hesitant:
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Weakness is defined as a lack of strength or a character flaw, or something that you cannot resist.
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(Of motion) Pertaining to the direction towards the back.
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Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
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(Of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity.
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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people who are fearful and cautious
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Showing a feeling of shame or embarrassment; ashamed
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Withdrawing within oneself; shy, reserved, introverted, etc.
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The definition of modest is someone or something that is humble or shy or not extreme.
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Timid
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Cowardly; timid; shy
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Not firm, substantial, or secure; weak, unsound, or unsteady
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The definition of meek is someone or something that does not have force or someone who is willing to give into others.
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Wavering or tending to waver in motion, opinion, etc.
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Vacillating; wavering
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(Of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
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(Often derogatory, of a man or boy) Having behaviour or mannerisms considered unmasculine or typical of a woman or girl; feminine.
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Not steep or sudden; gradual:
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Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
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Reticent
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(Usually used predicatively, not attributively) Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear.
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Reluctant to give details about something sensitive; notably prudish.
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Characterized by abject fear; cowardly.
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Deficient in conviction or courage; timid.
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The quality or state of being pusillanimous; the vice of being timid and cowardly, and thus not living up to one's full potential; pusillanimousness.
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The definition of bashful is someone easily embarrassed or timid or shy.
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Feeling fear; afraid
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Marked by or showing trembling or quivering
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Not clearly defined; indefinite:
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Unsure of how to act or proceed; undecided.
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Without spines, or thorny processes
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Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
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Tending to hesitate, wait, or proceed with caution or reservation.
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Lacking distinctness; hardly perceptible; striking the senses feebly; not bright, or loud, or sharp, or forcible; weak; as, a faint color, or sound.
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Able or quick to apprehend or understand
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Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
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Not assertive; reserved.
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The definition of meticulous is showing extreme care and concern for details.
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Exhibiting or experiencing fear; timid.
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A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.
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Cowardly
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Limping; lame.
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Cowardly
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Excessively cautious; unduly careful.
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Lacking strength of character or purpose.
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Having or showing a poor spirit; cowardly; timorous; abject
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Without force or effectiveness
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Cowardly
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Exceptionally timid.
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Exhibiting the characteristics of a coward, particularly ignoble fear:
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Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
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The definition of yellow is of the color between orange and green on the spectrum which is a buttery, golden shade.
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Lacking courage; cowardly.
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Inclined or willing to submit.
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Proceeding from or showing a lack of courage
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Cowardly
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Having the characteristics of a wimp; feeble, indecisive, cowardly.
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Inclined to waver; irresolute.
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Antonyms for Timid

The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
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Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
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The definition of fearless is brave or not scared.
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Strong in the face of fear; courageous.
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Having, showing, or requiring a bold willingness to take risks or violate conventions; fearless
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Characterized by interest in and behavior directed toward others or the environment rather than oneself; gregarious or outgoing.
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Words Related to Timid

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Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; lowly; weak; modest.
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Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
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Given to or exhibiting hesitation
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