people who are fearful and cautious
brave, courageous, nervy, overreaching, heroic, reckless, foolhardy, temerarious, intrepid, heady, heroical, dauntless, bold, overvaliant, hardy, emboldened, unfearing, rash, audacious, vaulting, fearless, daredevil
showing fear and lack of confidence
fainthearted, faint-hearted, faint, shy, diffident, unsure
brave, foolhardy, overreaching, rash, temerarious, fearless, bold, heroic, dauntless, unfearing, nervy, vaulting, audacious, intrepid, emboldened, overvaliant, heady, hardy, daredevil, courageous, heroical, reckless
diffident, shy, timid, unsure(adj)
diffident, faint, shy(p), fainthearted, faint-hearted, timid, uncertain, shy, unsure, incertain
brave, hardy, foolhardy, overreaching, reckless, heady, courageous, dauntless, overvaliant, audacious, heroical, emboldened, fearless, intrepid, daredevil, heroic, vaulting, temerarious, rash, bold, unfearing, nervy
faint, fainthearted, timid, faint-hearted(adj)
lacking conviction or boldness or courage
weak, unsure, dim, shy, swooning, vague, faint-hearted, fainthearted, light-headed, timid, faint, lightheaded, wispy, light, shadowy, diffident, feeble
brave, foolhardy, audacious, vaulting, heroical, dauntless, fearless, overreaching, hardy, nervy, daredevil, heroic, heady, intrepid, reckless, courageous, rash, bold, overvaliant, unfearing, emboldened, temerarious
fearful, timorous, shy
aggressive, dauntless, daredevil, reckless, bellicose
timid(adjective)Lacking in courage or confidence.
timorous, fearful, shy
aggressive, dauntless, bellicose, daredevil, reckless
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Faint, with the general sense of lacking strength or effectiveness, covers a wide range of meaning, signifying overcome with physical weakness or exhaustion, or lacking in purpose, courage, or energy, as said of persons; or lacking definiteness or distinctness of color or sound, as said of written characters, voices, or musical notes. A person may be faint when physically wearied, or when overcome with fear; he may be a faint adherent because naturally feeble or purposeless, or because half-hearted in the cause; he may be a faltering supporter because naturally irresolute or because faint-hearted and timid in view of perils that threaten, a listless worker, through want of mental energy and purpose. Written characters may be faint or dim, either because originally written with poor ink, or because they have become faded by time and exposure.
dim, exhausted, faded, faint, faint-hearted, faltering, fatigued, feeble, half-hearted, ill-defined, indistinct, irresolute, languid, listless, purposeless, weak, wearied, worn, worn down, worn out
bright, brilliant, clear, conspicuous, daring, energetic, fresh, hearty, resolute, strong, sturdy, vigorous
Faint with hunger; faint in color.
easily frightenedSubmitted by anonymous on August 16, 2020
easily frightenedSubmitted by JohnTravers on August 7, 2020
who get easily worried and fearfullSubmitted by anonymous on May 20, 2020
sheep are timid animals, so anyone referred to as being sheeple can be said to be timid. lack of courage.
children of most developing countries are not timid because they are sent to developed countries for educationSubmitted by rinat on August 15, 2019
Dictionary of English Synonymes
timorous, fearful, nervous, skittish, shy, cowardly, pusillanimous, faint-hearted, chicken-hearted, easily frightened, not bold
diffident, bashful, retiring, coy, sheepish, shrinking, blushing, shame-faced, over-modest
PPDB, the paraphrase database
List of paraphrases:
shy, bashful, modest, tentative, cautious, cowardly, hesitant, reticent, half-hearted, fearful, over-cautious, self-conscious, coy