One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Lack of courage or confidence.‘she believes everyone can overcome their timidity’
- ‘His old timidity has completely left, as he speaks without fear.’
- ‘Sheep have a thick woolly coat, usually live in groups as flocks, and are known for their timidity.’
- ‘Parents were much less likely than were professionals to assign responsibility for their boys' timidity to themselves.’
- ‘My wife's a teacher and I have long berated her for her timidity in using IT in the classroom.’
- ‘Timidity is evident in the way most companies are spending the bulk of their money.’
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