TIMIDITY in a Sentence

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timidity
 n.  lack of self-confidence or courage
Classic Sentence: (201 in 14 pages)
1  She was in a corner, and turning out her slender feet in their high boots with obvious timidity, she skated towards him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 9
2  He approached with timidity, but again her smile reassured him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 9
3  This timidity touched Konstantin.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 25
4  She smiled at that "dear," and at the timidity with which he glanced at her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 15
5  yes, I wanted to talk to you, said Stepan Arkadyevitch, with surprise aware of an unaccustomed timidity.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 22
6  Stepan Arkadyevitch made an effort and struggled with the timidity that had come over him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 22
7  And her thick sooty lashes--they were fluttering just like the eyes of girls in romances he had read, fluttering with timidity and love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  At supper Melanie surprised them all by forcing herself out of her timidity and being almost vivacious.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
9  She regarded the affair as an attack on Gopher Prairie's timidity in pleasure.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  At this second Carol realized that for all Guy's love of dead elegances his timidity was as depressing to her as the bulkiness of Sam Clark.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
11  But this occasional timidity is characteristic of almost all herding creatures.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
12  On reaching it the girls deposited their burden, and continued for many minutes waiting, with characteristic patience, and native timidity, for some evidence that they whose feelings were most concerned were content with the arrangement.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
13  I availed myself of your obliging hints to correct my timidity, and it is unnecessary to add that they were perfectly accurate.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
14  But Front-de-Boeuf was accustomed to see men of all ranks tremble in his presence, so that the timidity of the supposed father did not give him any cause of suspicion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
15  But he had also the prejudices and scrupulous timidity of his persecuted people, and those were to be conquered.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  If you are to succeed as a salesman, you must first lose your timidity and fear of failure.
2  She knocked timidly on the study door and entered.
3  Lucy is a rather timid child.
4  A timid child, Isabella had learned obedience at an early age.
5  The road in life, uphill to swagger, downhill to be timid and overcautious, way to go straight ahead, take a road to overlooking the foot.
6  The President's critics say he has been too timid in responding to changing international developments.
7  Mike is rather timid with women, so Sue has to make all the running in their relationship.
8  Even the least noise would still startle the timid child.
9  The headmaster's austere demeanor tended to scare off the more timid students, who never visited his study willingly.
10  She was too timid to talk with other travelers.
11  She began, in a low, timid voice, 'If you please, sir -.'