Anxious and Timid


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Anxious adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Timid and anxious are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Timid" instead an adjective "Anxious".
Nearby Words: anxiety, anxiously
Synonyms for Anxious


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Timid adjective – Easily frightened.
Usage example: a timid rabbit hopped cautiously out of the hedge

Anxious and timid are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Anxious" instead an adjective "Timid".
Nearby Words: timidity, timorous, timidly
Synonyms for Timid

Things that words describes

girl anxious girl timid girl
friend anxious friend timid friend
character anxious character timid character
man anxious man timid man
Other nouns: woman, people, personality, demeanor, crybaby.

Both words in one sentence

  • Mexicans Love Speedy Gonzales Although Fluttershy's timid and anxious personality is considered a weakness by the other characters, many fans who have anxiety like her and can relate to her.
  • Series / Please Like Me Arnold is timid and anxious while Steve is brash and uninhibited.
  • Series / I Didn't Do It While Garrett is anxious and timid, Logan is very chill and laid-back.
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Timid or Anxious. 2016. Accessed November 30, 2020.

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