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ti mid

  • n  people who are fearful and cautious
    whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • a  showing fear and lack of confidence
  • a  lacking self-confidence
    problems that call for bold not timid responses
  • s  lacking conviction or boldness or courage

  • But the new network shows of fall 2002 were a creatively timid mass of remakes, bland family comedies and derivative cop dramas.
  • The posters tended to be timid, emphasizing that communism was a desirable and effective form of government, but that it needed to be changed in just a few regards.
  • But given the scale of the problem, these measures are timid and ineffective, and the city has rejected a full-scale day without a car program such as the one used in Mexico City.
News & Articles

  • LeBron taps into terminator mode, giving the Spurs no chance to win
    LeBron James can veer from timid to terminator in the Finals, even quarter to quarter. Gregg Doyel says the MVP starts on the wrong foot, but when he gets going, the Spurs are done.
    June 14, 2013 - CBS Sports
  • Chat rewind: Seattle's dysfunctional dating scene
    Guest columnist Danielle Campoamor calls Seattle’s dating scene dysfunctional and says it’s because men are too timid to approach women. If you missed it, check out her Saturday guest column, What’s wrong with Seattle’s dating scene. She also spoke to KIRO radio about her col
    June 12, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • RANsquawk Week Ahead - 10th June 2013
    Timid men prefer the calm of despotism... Privatization is back on the political stroke economic agenda this morning after a report commissioned by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in the UK looks like he will be set to return...
    June 10, 2013 - Zero Hedge

  • Charles Grassley in WashingtonTV
    Graham said Obama had "been timid and passive more than I would like, and I hope he will continue to speak truth to power."
  • Glenn Stevens in Wall Street Journal
    If we were prepared to cut rates rapidly, to a very low level, in response to a threat but then were too timid to lessen that stimulus in a timely way when the threat had passed, we would have a bias in our monetary policy framework,Mr....
  • Troy Tulowitzki in Forbes
    I didn't go in timid or scared,Tulowitzki said. "I had a goal in mind and I achieved that goal."

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