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tímido in English:

1. diffident diffident


She was modest and diffident about her achievements.
for someone who makes a living performing for other people, the actress is remarkably diffident in real life
He was too diffident to express his opinion.
For those who are rather diffident about facing a public examination, there are helpful ‘proxy writers’ available

English word "tímido"(diffident) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Winner Take All" (Larry Evans)
Fichas del libro - "Joseph Conrad" (Hugh Walpole)
Fichas del libro - "'Farewell'" (W. H. Stacpoole)
Fichas del libro - "Joseph Conrad" (Hugh Walpole)
Fichas del libro - "Green Doors" (Ethel Cook Eliot)

2. shy shy


Don't be shy.
I have neglected you so long that I feel a bit shy in visiting you.
Thank you, I'd love to have another piece of cake, said the shy young man.
I guess that the beautiful girl will say goodbye to the shy young man.
Americans may regard shy people as less capable than those who are not shy.
Shy students often receive lower grades.
Generally, Japanese people are shy.
Masha dreams of starting a revolution, but is too shy.
If they are as enthusiastic as shy, I don't find it difficult to believe that they are the most enthusiastic people in the world.
My friend is a great guy but he is so shy. You can't imagine how difficult it is for him to start a conversation with a stranger.
She's by no means lacking in consideration. She's just shy.
Shy people don't like to speak in public.
Don't be shy about talking to the teacher; if you don't understand, use some initiative!
When I tried to speak to her, I always found myself too shy to do more than stammer or say something stupid.
Oh, if only we could be as shy and timid in our shameful actions as we are in our proper ones!

English word "tímido"(shy) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Windyridge" (W. Riley)
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3. bashful bashful


She smiled bashfully.
She gave a bashful smile as he complimented her on her work.
As a result, a diver wearing a rebreather can swim almost silently and invisibly—handy if you’re photographing bashful fish or, you know, sneaking up on the enemy spy who’s trying to sabotage your submarine.
Since he's in show business he often goofs around in a showy way, but once in a while he has these bashful mannerisms that are really cute.

English word "tímido"(bashful) occurs in sets:

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4. timid


He's very timid.
Generally speaking, we Japanese are a little too timid in speaking foreign languages.
Though timid in some respects, he was very bold in others.
Even though he has turned twenty, he's still too timid to chat with girls.
New hires who just joined the company do everything in this timid manner.
The timid man trembled with fear.
Oh, if only we could be as shy and timid in our shameful actions as we are in our proper ones!
An feels timid about making a speech before a hundred people.
Marc, whose spirit is timid, hid himself, fearing danger.
I am worried that the EU is displaying only timidreactions, tiptoeing around instead of discussing sanctions.
She wanted Mark to say it again, but was too timid to ask.
Mike is very timid in bigger groups. He don't speak much normally.
Even the timid peasants would harbor a man such as Kelsier.
timidity, opp. courageous
I'd like the government to respond resolutely so as to not end up looking timid.

English word "tímido"(timid) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Under Blue Skies" (S. J. Brigham)
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