shadowy, listless, faint-hearted, decide, vacillant, wispy, irresolute, self-effacing, purposeless, tentative, unmanful, backward, ill-defined, halting, dim, languid, submissive, faded, uncertain, pendulous, indistinct, restraint, mousy, wearied, fatigued, timorous, vacillatory, retiring, shamefaced, light-headed, weak, swooning, unmanlike, unconfident, exhausted, mousey, shilly-shally, trepid, worn down, worn, unsure, faltering, worn out, light, lightheaded, feeble, half-hearted, unmanly, faint, cautious, withdrawn, incertain, indecisive, vague
cowardly (part of speech: adjective)
modest (part of speech: adjective)
frightened (part of speech: adjective)
fearful, paralyzed, terrified, scared, unnerved, fainthearted, apprehensive, jittery, startled, afraid, terror-stricken, harrowed, lily-livered, frightened, alarmed, petrified, chicken-livered, scared stiff, intimidated, cowardly, horrified, weak-kneed, anxious, agitated, rattled
- You must know that I'm very timid in the country. - "Monsieur Cherami", Charles Paul de Kock.
- This is the rule for the timid, and for them a safe one. - "Plutarch's Lives, Volume II", Aubrey Stewart & George Long.
- I inquired, with a timid glance at the window. - "Ellen Middleton--A Tale", Georgiana Fullerton.