English to Esperanto Meaning :: shy

Shy :
timida
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Noun(1) a quick throw
Verb(1) start suddenly, as from fright(2) throw quickly
Adjective(1) lacking self-confidence(2) short(3) wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things

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(1) Morgan almost stooped in mid-stride causing the horse to shy away.(2) He seemed very shy and nervous, and getting words out of his mouth was like pulling teeth.(3) Interviewees reported that shy students were more vulnerable to teasing.(4) He rubbed the back of his head in embarrassment, giving a shy smile.(5) She was absolutely charming, rather maternal and incredibly shy herself.(6) Noise must be kept to a minimum, as tigers are shy .(7) I never dreamed I would get so close to one of these shy animals.(8) At first the animals were quite shy , but they have settled in well.(9) Build a brush pile near your feeder to make sparrows, towhees, and other shy birds feel more at home, but be sure it won't harbor roaming cats.(10) Today, this area of Broadland still attracts these shy birds.(11) The Opeh was an extremely shy bird, and very rarely came within sight of a human.(12) And he grinned that shy little grin that I was learning to love.(13) The stallion snorted in the way that only horses could and began to shy at something on the side of the trail.(14) The shy monkey species was already known to local tribespeople called the Wanyakyusa.(15) A third explanation for our finding is that shy children may be more sensitive to the symptoms of illness or more likely to reflect on their internal states.(16) Jayalalitha, a once shy , timid, tiny introvert, was so outstanding in her studies that her portrait hangs in her school as a star alumnus with academic excellence as her only passion.
Related Words
(1) shy away ::
timas for
(2) be shy ::
estu timema
(3) to be shy ::
esti timema
(4) feel shy ::
sentas timida
(5) shy away from ::
timas for de
(6) camera shy ::
fotilo timema
(7) being shy ::
esti timema
(8) work-shy ::
laboro-timida
(9) shy of ::
timema de
(10) make shy ::
fari timida
Synonyms
Adjective
1. bashful ::
iomete timida
2. diffident ::
diffident
3. farouche ::
farouche
4. timid ::
timema
5. sheepish ::
sheepish
6. reserved ::
rezervita
7. reticent ::
suspektema
9. retiring ::
retiriĝi
10. self-effacing ::
mem-effacing
11. withdrawn ::
retirita
12. timorous ::
timemaj
13. mousy ::
ratoneros
14. nervous ::
nerva
15. insecure ::
nesekura
16. unconfident ::
unconfident
18. repressed ::
subpremita
19. self-conscious ::
memkonscia
20. embarrassed ::
embarasita
Antonyms
1. audacious ::
aŭdaca
2. bold ::
aŭdaca
3. daring ::
aŭdaca
4. dashing ::
disiĝante
5. hardy ::
hardy
6. venturous ::
venturous
Different Forms
shies, shy, shyer, shyest, shying, shyly, shyness
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

So, all right, you know, I\'ve never
been shy and I\'m blessed down south,

So, all right, you know, I've never been SHY and I'm blessed down south,

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 2


Why are your friends so shy?

Why are your friends so SHY?

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2


She thought it made you seem
too shy and passive.

She thought it made you seem too SHY and passive.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 17


and from what I hear, Jaime Lannister\'s
half an inch shy of an inch.

and from what I hear, Jaime Lannister's half an inch SHY of an inch.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 2


No. At this point,\\Nbeing shy doesn\'t make sense.\0

No. At this point,
being SHY doesn't make sense.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 8


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