Word "TIMID" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
lacking conviction or boldness or courage
Synonyms:
faint, faint-hearted, fainthearted

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
lacking self-confidence
Synonyms:
diffident, shy, unsure
Examples:
problems that call for bold not timid responses

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
people who are fearful and cautious
Synonyms:
cautious
Examples:
whitewater rafting is not for the timid

Crossword Clues for TIMID

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This writer is one day behind rear of coconut shy The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Oct 2022
Shy Universal 23 Sep 2022
Time I had to accept I’m retiring The Times Cryptic 21 Sep 2022
Lacking temerity New York Times 07 Sep 2022
Lacking in courage The Times Concise 31 Aug 2022
Inclined to fear brief prison sentence one day The Telegraph Cryptic 19 Aug 2022
Far from bold Universal 07 Aug 2022
Shy obscure Italian returned The Times Cryptic 22 Jun 2022
Lacking in courage The Times Concise 17 Jun 2022
Shy — unsure The Guardian Quick 27 May 2022
Fearful Universal 26 May 2022
Shy Universal 07 Apr 2022
Skittish New York Times 16 Mar 2022
Shy USA Today 16 Mar 2022
Meek Newsday 09 Feb 2022
Retiring Thomas Joseph 27 Jan 2022
Like a wallflower USA Today 24 Jan 2022
Lacking courage Universal 13 Jan 2022
Fearful Universal 27 Dec 2021
Lacking in courage The Times Concise 09 Dec 2021
Lacking courage The Telegraph Quick 05 Nov 2021
Shy The Telegraph Quick 17 Sep 2021
Faint of heart Universal 15 Jul 2021
Easily cowed Wall Street Journal 25 Jun 2021
Shy Newsday 23 May 2021
Meek USA Today 26 Feb 2021
Meek The Washington Post 24 Feb 2021
Meek LA Times Daily 24 Feb 2021
Like Caspar Milquetoast The Washington Post 14 Jan 2021
Like Caspar Milquetoast LA Times Daily 14 Jan 2021
Shy Canadiana 21 Dec 2020
Faint-hearted The Sun Two Speed 20 Oct 2020
Shy New York Times 20 Oct 2020
Man with credentials retiring The Sun Two Speed 20 Oct 2020
Cautious little girl turning up to support little boy The Telegraph Cryptic 27 Aug 2020
Like a child hiding behind a parent’s leg Wall Street Journal 22 Jul 2020
Bashful Thomas Joseph 01 Jun 2020
Shy man with ID The Sun Two Speed 14 May 2020
Retiring
Not so brave and determined
Shy The Telegraph Quick 23 Nov 2019
Shy The Washington Post 07 Nov 2019
Shy LA Times Daily 07 Nov 2019
Lacking courage New York Times 28 Oct 2019
Lacking courage
Hardly outgoing LA Times Daily 14 Sep 2019
Hardly outgoing The Washington Post 14 Sep 2019
Bashful The Washington Post 11 Aug 2019
Bashful LA Times Daily 11 Aug 2019
Short on courage USA Today 08 Jul 2019
Easily bullied USA Today 01 Jul 2019
Demure Premier Sunday 26 May 2019
Some shot I middled in retiring The Sun Two Speed 07 May 2019
Retiring New York Times 04 May 2019
Hardly bold The Washington Post 21 Apr 2019
Hardly bold LA Times Daily 21 Apr 2019
Like a milquetoast USA Today 13 Apr 2019
Fearful The Telegraph Quick 10 Apr 2019
Unassertive Premier Sunday 07 Apr 2019
Diffident, faint-hearted Irish Times Simplex 25 Mar 2019
Unlike many successful improv comedians The Washington Post Sunday 17 Mar 2019
Lacking confidence Newsday 10 Mar 2019
Like Fear, in 'Inside Out,' aptly The Washington Post Sunday 17 Feb 2019
Faint-hearted The Telegraph Quick 07 Feb 2019
Hardly outgoing
Hardly bold
Bashful
Like a milquetoast
Shy
Short on courage
Easily bullied
Like Clark Kent USA Today 19 Dec 2018
Fainthearted The Washington Post 04 Dec 2018
Fainthearted LA Times Daily 04 Dec 2018
Not brave The Telegraph Quick 12 Nov 2018
Chicken New York Times 10 Nov 2018
Unassertive The New Yorker 05 Nov 2018
Shy and tiny character joined rejected girl The Sun Two Speed 03 Oct 2018
Lacking in courage The Times Concise 30 Jul 2018
Adjective for a mouse Universal 17 Mar 2018
In short spell, I had easily dominated The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Feb 2018
Chicken
Fainthearted
Like Clark Kent
Bashful The Times Concise 26 Nov 2017
Chickenhearted New York Times 30 Jul 2017
Shrinking section of government? I'm idealistic! The Telegraph Cryptic 20 Jul 2017
Pusillanimous New York Times 15 Jun 2017
Ill-defined personal appeal backs retiring The Telegraph Toughie 31 Mar 2017
Like Clark Kent's demeanor USA Today 22 Feb 2017
Cotton material, turned and shortened, is shrinking The Times Cryptic 23 Jan 2017
Like a shrinking violet Universal 08 Jan 2017
Shrinking New York Times 07 Jan 2017
Faint of heart Newsday 05 Jan 2017
Pusillanimous
Like Clark Kent's demeanor
Like a shrinking violet
Shrinking
Chickenhearted
Skittish Newsday 29 Dec 2016
Far from fearless The Washington Post 10 Dec 2016
Opposite of bold LA Times Daily 12 Oct 2016
Lacking courage USA Today 18 Sep 2016
Hardly outgoing Universal 29 Aug 2016
I had to follow date, mostly being shy The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Apr 2016
Bashful The Telegraph Quick 31 Mar 2016
Withdrawn LA Times Daily 14 Feb 2016
Lily-livered Wall Street Journal 13 Jan 2016
Lacking courage
Withdrawn
Hardly outgoing
Indecisive Newsday 31 Dec 2015
Diffident The Telegraph Quick 16 Dec 2015
Mousy Wall Street Journal 19 Oct 2015
Shy Eugene Sheffer 05 Oct 2015
Retiring Thomas Joseph 22 Aug 2015
Not bold Universal 07 Jul 2015
Not very bright Italian, retiring, shy The Telegraph Cryptic 27 Jun 2015
Easily scared The Telegraph Quick 28 Mar 2015
Easily alarmed Family Time 09 Mar 2015
Tiny lad with idea not half afraid to speak out? The Telegraph Cryptic 16 Jan 2015
Shy
Easily alarmed
Not bold
Like weak stage presence
Lacking bravery
Mousy
Indecisive
Easily alarmed
Shy
Meek
Fainthearted
Clark Kentish
Retiring
Like a mouse
Unassertive
Bashful
Shy song by Angela Moyra?
Easily scared
Fearful
Gun-shy
Like Clark Kent
Faint of heart
Like a wallflower
Faint of heart
Like a wallflower
Like a mouse
Apprehensive
Cautious and fearful
Shrinking
Like a mouse
Far from assertive
Far from assertive
Meek
Shy
Easily frightened
Like a shrinking violet
Fainthearted
Diffident
Far from aggressive
Clark Kent-like
Like Piglet
Skittish
Fainthearted
Fainthearted
Not bold
Lacking backbone
Not at all brave
Not at all brave
Hardly courageous
Fainthearted
Clark Kent-like
Like wallflowers
Bashful
Chicken
Hardly courageous
Retiring
Like a deer
Like a shrinking violet
Retiring
Like a milquetoast
Like a shrinking violet
Not made of brass
Apprehensive
Shy
Edgy
Like a wallflower
Chicken-livered
Lacking backbone
Lacking confidence
Fainthearted
Not exactly outgoing
Shy
Mousy
Like a wallflower
Unlike the life of the party
Clark Kentish
Easily alarmed
Not assertive
Like a nebbish
Far from forward
Yellowish
Retiring
Fainthearted
Unassertive
Unlikely to mix
Clark Kent-like
Said of a fraidy cat
Meek
Cautious
Cautious and fearful
Lacking backbone
Unassertive
Like Mr. Milquetoast
Intrepid's antithesis
Like a milquetoast
Sheepish
Bashful
Hardly heroic
Lacking in courage
Not exactly outgoing
Fainthearted
Demure
Not bold
Indecisive
Lily-livered
Retiring
Like Caspar Milquetoast
Like Milquetoast
Unassertive
Like Tolkien's Bilbo Baggins
Faint-hearted
Hesitant
Like Mr. Milquetoast
Mousy
Fearful
Describing Milquetoast
Milquetoasty
Diffident
Kind of soul
Adjective for a mouse
Fainthearted.
Lacking self-confidence.
Unconfident.
Hesitant.
Shy.
Bashful.
Shrinking.
Easily daunted.
Mousy.
Beth's nature, in "Little Women."
What "Caspar Milquetoast" is.
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