Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous; not bold; fearful; shy.
people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
showing fear and lack of confidence
lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"