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timid

adjective uk   /ˈtɪm.ɪd/ us  
C2 shy and nervous; without much confidence; easily frightened: Lucy is a rather timid child. My horse is a bit timid and is easily frightened by traffic.
timidity
noun [U] uk   /tɪˈmɪd.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
timidly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
"Um, excuse me," he said timidly.
Translations of “timid”
in Korean 소심한…
in Arabic خَجول…
in French timide, craintif…
in Turkish korkak, ürkek, çekingen…
in Italian timido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羞怯的, 膽小的,膽怯的…
in Russian робкий…
in Polish nieśmiały, bojaźliwy…
in Spanish asustadizo, tímido…
in Portuguese tímido…
in German ängstlich…
in Catalan tímid, espantadís…
in Japanese 臆病な, 気が小さい, 内気な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羞怯的, 胆小的,胆怯的…
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