She's very timid and shy when meeting strangers. He gave her a timid smile.
Recent Examples on the WebOf course, European institutions could also be timid. Karen Wilkin, WSJ, 20 July 2022 Non-disabled people, who lack direct experience of life with disabilities, often assume that disabled people are, and should be, fearful — in the sense of being timid, risk averse, or weak — as a natural consequence of their disabilities. Andrew Pulrang, Forbes, 28 May 2022 Seven-year-old Romeo Gomez has quickly moved from being timid to forging fun relationships with other kids his age by playing soccer.San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 June 2022 Like most first generation immigrant kids, my first career was at the family business, DK’s Donuts & Bakery, as the timid cashier, standing on a milk crate to reach the top of the showcase. Goldie Chan, Forbes, 5 May 2022 Her father, a judge, was often away at work, and her mother, occupied with caring for her and her older brother, worried over her timid appetite and weak constitution.WIRED, 26 Aug. 2022 Copper cups of Moscow mules gave even the most timid of attendees enough liquid courage to get there. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 25 Aug. 2022 This is an unprecedented move for the Emmy-award-winning show, which follows a sociopathic genius scientist and his timid grandson's intergalactic adventures. Jenna Ryu, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2022 Now, critics say Germany’s timid reaction to the verdict was part of a long-standing pattern of appeasing the Kremlin, in part to protect business ties with Moscow over oil and gas. Adela Suliman, Washington Post, 6 Aug. 2022 See More