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Noun: timidity  ti'mi-du-tee
  1. Fear of the unknown, unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
    - timidness, timorousness
  2. Fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
    - timorousness

Derived forms: timidities

See also: timid

Type of: fear, fearfulness, fright

Antonym: boldness

Encyclopedia: Timidity