timidness


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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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To some degree, students tend to focus on the specific written and oral assignments in all graduate seminars, but the disorientation and timidness engendered by being exposed to so many different instructors is specific to the Proseminar's interdisciplinary structure.
The results -- from a group of hospital directors not noted for timidness in judging performance -- were outstanding.
He believes that this timidness led to the four take-over runs made on the company -- the last one successful.
Aside from a few complaints of timidness, the media have been straight forward and unafraid of controversy.
Perhaps the whole argument construction will be pervaded with a degree of timidness inconsistent in its magnitude with the constitution of interpersonal advocacy; this humility will betray the dependency of the argument on the arguers' capacity to carry it through.
But it was another afternoon where Boro's timidness proved costly as Warnock continued his hoodoo over a club now sick of the sight of him.
Depression and timidness, lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed; timorous; shyness fades away.
There wasn't any timidness or lack of confidence for the Zoe Birkett who delighted a capacity Theatre Royal crowd on a glorious Tyneside afternoon.
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 had been inflamed by what they saw as timidness from referees, found an ally in the shape of Colombia's Jairo Toro Rendon.
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.