Nervous and Timid


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Nervous adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Timid is a synonym for nervous in anxious topic. In some cases you can use "Timid" instead an adjective "Nervous", when it comes to topics like apprehensive.
Nearby Words: nerve, nervy, nervously
Synonyms for Nervous


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

Nervous is a synonym for timid in shy topic. You can use "Nervous" instead an adjective "Timid".
Nearby Words: timidity, timorous, timidly
Synonyms for Timid

Things that words describes

person nervous person timid person
girl nervous girl timid girl
disposition nervous disposition timid disposition
character nervous character timid character
Other nouns: man, guy, woman, boy, member, nature, expression, personality, voice, underling, student, demeanor, accountant, nerd.

Both words in one sentence

  • Badass Adorable / Video Games His brother, Luigi is Badass Adorkable instead, with his nervous and timid demeanor, but still being able to keep pace with Mario in terms of power.
  • Peso on the The Octonauts is always weary of dangerous and often acts nervous and timid.
  • Western Animation / Ruby Gloom Scaredy was doing surprisingly well as Frank and Len's drummer until Ruby and Skull Boy pointed out how confident and unafraid he was behind the kit, which caused him to become timid and nervous all over again.
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