evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
showing fear and lack of confidence
lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"