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Timid
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Timid as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

9 July 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 24 answers for the crossword clue 'Timid', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Timid a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Timid as an answer itself some 123 times.

Timid is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 13 July 2021 with the answer being SHY, we also found SHY to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • People who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
  • Lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
  • Lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
  • Showing fear and lack of confidence

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Timid'.

  • dimit

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

SHY
A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

4 Letters

MEEK
Evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"

5 Letters

FAINT
Lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice"

MOUSY
Infested with mice

6 Letters

TREPID
Timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"

UNSURE
Lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance; "uncertain of his convictions"; "unsure of himself and his future"; "moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps"; "an uncertain smile"; "touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"

7 Letters

BASHFUL
Disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)

CHICKEN
A domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

FEARFUL
Timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"

NERVOUS
Easily agitated; "a nervous addict"; "a nervous thoroughbred"

8 Letters

CAUTIOUS
People who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

RETIRING
Of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board"

TIMOROUS
Timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"

UNHEROIC

9 Letters

DIFFIDENT
Lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"

SHRINKING
The act of becoming less

WITHDRAWN
Withdrawn from society; seeking solitude; "lived an unsocial reclusive life"

YELLOWISH
Of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk

10 Letters

INDECISIVE
Not clearly defined; "indecisive boundaries running through mountains"

11 Letters

UNASSERTIVE
Inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence; "a shy unassertive person"

UNCONFIDENT

12 Letters

APPREHENSIVE
Quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

FAINTHEARTED
Lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"

13 Letters

PUSILLANIMOUS
Lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful

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