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Synonyms for timidness

an awkwardness or lack of self-confidence in the presence of others

Synonyms for timidness

fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions

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He believes that this timidness led to the four take-over runs made on the company -- the last one successful.
Mind you, United can stand accused of tactical timidness in that they adopted a formation which meant only one man up top against inferior opposition in a 4-2-3-1 formation when they would have pinned back Brighton much easier with an orthodox 4-4-2.
Janet, 16, has been the target of a vile internet hate campaign, waged via Twitter and Facebook, which has made fun of her look, accent and timidness.
As Patience Philips, an artist who designs ads for a big cosmetics firms, Berry gives her a reasonable timidness early on, followed by a feline aggressiveness needed when she becomes Catwoman.
FIFA, who have been inflamed by what they see as timidness shown by referees, found an ally yesterday in the shape of Colombia's Jairo Toro Rendon.
What cannot be tolerated is the disgraceful timidness displayed at Derby County, Wigan, Sunderland and even Fulham, though United escaped with a fortunate lastminute win through apenalty.
In just his first season as the Bruins' radio analyst, MacLean might be feeling his way around the media table, but he shows no timidness.