Constrained vs Timid - What's the difference?

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Constrained is a related term of timid.


As adjectives the difference between constrained and timid

is that constrained is within close bounds; confined while timid is timid; shy.

As a verb constrained

is (constrain).

constrained

English

Verb

(head)
  • (constrain)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • within close bounds; confined.
  • Derived terms

    * constrainedly * constrainedness

    timid

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Lacking in courage or confidence.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.}}

    Synonyms

    * fearful * timorous * shy

    Antonyms

    * daredevil * dauntless * bellicose * reckless * aggressive

    Derived terms

    * timidly