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Definition of Timid

Timid

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

Timid Quotations

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

You know, I don't talk about the characters that I play. Years ago, I was a little timid about it and I kind of squirmed when I was asked, 'Could you tell us something about your character.' Now with a little self-confidence that comes with the grey beard, I just flatly refuse.
Christoph Waltz

Christianity is not the faith of the complacent, the comfortable or of the timid. It demands and creates heroic souls like Wesley, Wilberforce, Bonhoeffer, John Paul the Second, and Billy Graham. Each showed, in their own way, the relentless and powerful influence of the message of Jesus Christ.
Mitt Romney

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

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