Choose the appropriate answer to complete the following sentence:
To those of us who had always thought him timid, his ________came as a surprise.
Option C is the right answer.
The question is a double negative which asks for the opposite of “timid”. Here, timid(adj): easily frightened.
Option C intrepidity(n): fearlessness, brevity | Refer: https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-thesaurus/intrepidity
Option A inability(n): state of being unable to do something
Option B inevitability(n): certain to occur
Option D inertness(n): inability to move