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Definition of Timid

Timid

  1. Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous; not bold; fearful; shy.

Timid Quotations

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Thomas Jefferson

How thin and insecure is that little beach of white sand we call consciousness. I've always known that in my writing it is the dark troubled sea of which I know nothing, save its presence, that carried me. I've always felt that creating was a fearless and a timid, a despairing and hopeful, launching out into that unknown.
Athol Fugard

A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive.
Sydney J. Harris

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
Whitney M. Young
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Timid Translations

timid in Danish is bange
timid in Dutch is benepen, beschroomd, bang
timid in German is befangen, furchtsam, furchtsam
timid in Italian is timoroso
timid in Latin is timidus
timid in Norwegian is sjenert

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