So why, Eric Alterman asks, are the Democrats acting so timid?
He largely agreed with Lieberman but considered Netanyahu too timid towards the Palestinians.
The Obama Justice Department was too timid and short-staffed to hunt down the bad guys.
Gone was the timid triangulation that danced around and away from the liberal ideal.
The Iraqis need the American presence, and the American training and air cover, but are too proud and timid to admit it.
She felt that she should like to go, but a certain shyness made her timid.
Suddenly Eucoline touched my arm with a quick and timid motion.
Mrs. Jazeph's timid eyes looked anxiously and perplexedly 104 at him as he spoke.
He was not timid, however, and resolved to broach the subject.
The horse is naturally a timid animal, and this is why he so frequently stops short at his fences when schooling.
1540s, from Middle French timide "easily frightened, shy," from Latin timidus "fearful," from timere "to fear." Related: Timidly; timidness.