She contrasted its timidity with a bellicose anti-Hagel salvo from the Christian-right group Concerned Women for America.
She contrasted its timidity with a bellicose anti-Hagel salvo from the Christian-right group, Concerned Women for America.
Now GM, its stockholders, dealers, workers, indeed, the entire nation, are paying the price of this timidity.
He characterized both as having “a lack of sophistication and high degree of timidity” when it came to financial crime.
American timidity towards Israel has certainly earned his criticism.
Barbara knew that his earnestness was genuine, but the timidity and hesitancy of the big fellow amused her.
She divined him, moreover, to be a blend of boldness and timidity.
They look upon each other for the first time, and the little girl scarcely sees him now for her timidity.
But Felicien was, like Angelique, almost stifled with emotion and timidity.
Oh, yes, we've heard a great deal all our lives about the timidity and the sensitiveness of women.
1540s, from Middle French timide "easily frightened, shy," from Latin timidus "fearful," from timere "to fear." Related: Timidly; timidness.