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.