Keywords: timidity, passiveness, retreat, timid, withdrawn, passive

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. A fear or lack of confidence. English = timidity, passiveness.
  2. A movement away from a difficult or dangerous situation. English = retreat.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To step back from a place or a situation because you do not want to be seen or because you do not want to be involved, especially because you are timid and lack confidence.
  2. To be afraid of a situation or to lack confidence. English = (be) timid, (be) withdrawn, (be) passive.