TIMIDITY By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 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 AGEISM OVERCONTROLLED ANAPHORA BONDAGE REALISTIC ANXIETY OVERSHOOT UNDERSHOOT PRETEST COUNSELING BUBBLE CONCEPT OF PERSONAL SPACE ANXIETY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TIMIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/timidity/ (accessed September 16, 2021).