Part of speech:
Filled with fright; terrified
Lacking courage; cowardly.
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
Lacking strength of character or purpose.
Having or showing a poor spirit; cowardly; timorous; abject
Not firm, substantial, or secure; weak, unsound, or unsteady
Without force or effectiveness
(Of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
The definition of yellow is of the color between orange and green on the spectrum which is a buttery, golden shade.
Showing a feeling of shame or embarrassment; ashamed
The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
Not steep or sudden; gradual:
The definition of meek is someone or something that does not have force or someone who is willing to give into others.
The definition of meticulous is showing extreme care and concern for details.
(Of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity.
Exhibiting or experiencing fear; timid.
The definition of sheepish is embarrassed after doing something wrong or shy.
Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
Wavering or tending to waver in motion, opinion, etc.
A reason for dread or apprehension:
Weakness is defined as a lack of strength or a character flaw, or something that you cannot resist.
Characterized by interest in and behavior directed toward others or the environment rather than oneself; gregarious or outgoing.
(Of motion) Pertaining to the direction towards the back.
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
Precarious; unstable; unreliable.
people who are fearful and cautious
Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.
Having, showing, or requiring a bold willingness to take risks or violate conventions; fearless
Given to or exhibiting hesitation
Proceeding from or showing a lack of courage
Without spines, or thorny processes
The definition of bashful is someone easily embarrassed or timid or shy.
The definition of modest is someone or something that is humble or shy or not extreme.
Full of diffidence; lacking self-confidence; timid; shy
Feeling fear; afraid
The definition of timorous is being scared and shy.
Able or quick to apprehend or understand
Marked by or showing trembling or quivering
Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
Not assertive; reserved.
Withdrawing within oneself; shy, reserved, introverted, etc.
The definition of fearless is brave or not scared.
Exhibiting the characteristics of a coward, particularly ignoble fear:
Characterized by abject fear; cowardly.
Deficient in conviction or courage; timid.
Not clearly defined; indefinite:
Unsure of how to act or proceed; undecided.
Indicating a lack of confidence or certainty; hesitant:
Excessively cautious; unduly careful.
Inclined or willing to submit.
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
Inclined to waver; irresolute.
Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
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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