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Antonyms for timid

Antonyms for (noun) timid

Main entry: cautious, timid Definition: people who are fearful and cautious Usage: whitewater rafting is not for the timid

Antonyms: brave Definition: people who are brave Usage: the home of the free and the brave

Antonyms for (adjective) timid

Main entry: timid Definition: showing fear and lack of confidence

Antonyms: bold Definition: fearless and daring Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure

Main entry: shy, timid, unsure, diffident Definition: lacking self-confidence Usage: stood in the doorway diffident and abashed; problems that call for bold not timid responses; a very unsure young man

Antonyms: confident Definition: having or marked by confidence or assurance Usage: a confident speaker; a confident reply; his manner is more confident these days; confident of fulfillment

Main entry: timid, faint, faint-hearted, fainthearted Definition: lacking conviction or boldness or courage Usage: faint heart ne'er won fair lady

Antonyms: courageous, brave Definition: possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching Usage: Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring- Herman Melville; a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain- William Wordsworth; set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory