TIMIDITY By N., Sam M.S. - 27 noun. 1. the propensity to proceed very carefully when approaching a possible threat or to avoid the potential danger altogether. 2. reference: shyness. TIMIDITY: "Her timidity was a bit over the top, don't you think?" Related Psychology Terms CHEMOTHERAPY CREATIVITY TESTS LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) PMDD: Can It Be Cured? CHILD PSYCHIATRY REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) RAPE BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION HOMOSEXUALITY (ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY) EPILEPSY (Etiology and Therapy) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TIMIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/timidity/ (accessed August 16, 2022).