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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tim·id /ˈtɪməd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tim·id a.  Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous; not bold; fearful; shy.
    Poor is the triumph o'er the timid hare.   --Thomson.
 Syn: -- Fearful; timorous; afraid; cowardly; pusillanimous; faint-hearted; shrinking; retiring.
 -- Tim*id*ly, adv. -- Tim*id*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: showing fear and lack of confidence [ant: bold]
      2: contemptibly timid
      3: lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and
         abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid
         responses"; "a very unsure young man" [syn: diffident, shy,
      4: lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart
         ne'er won fair lady" [syn: faint, fainthearted]
      n : people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is
          not for the timid" [syn: cautious] [ant: brave]