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Definition of "timidness" [timidness]

  • The property of being timid. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "timidness" in a sentence
  • "At length one day he looked up from his paper with a kind of timidness, and says he, “Mr."
  • "Although they know they are free, they have a kind of timidness about them, so that they cannot mingle with the whites of this country, as they would if they had been free born."
  • "Being a woman who has been subjected to this kind of timidness myself, I can heartily say it is nearly as insulting as the belief that women are incompetent."