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 for timidness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Timid \Tim"id\, a. [L. timidus, fr. timere to fear; cf. Skr. tam
     to become breathless, to become stupefief: cf. F. timide.]
     Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous;
     not bold; fearful; shy.
     [1913 Webster]
           Poor is the triumph o'er the timid hare. --Thomson.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Fearful; timorous; afraid; cowardly; pusillanimous;
          faint-hearted; shrinking; retiring.
          [1913 Webster] -- Tim"id*ly, adv. -- Tim"id*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making
           decisions [syn: timidity, timidness, timorousness]

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