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Meaning of TIMOROUS

Pronunciation:  'timurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"
 

TIMOROUS is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: fearful, timid, trepid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tim"or*ous\, a. [LL. timorosus, from L. timor fear;
akin to timere to fear. See {Timid}.]
1. Fearful of danger; timid; deficient in courage. --Shak.

2. Indicating, or caused by, fear; as, timorous doubts. ``The
   timorous apostasy of chuchmen.'' --Milman. --
   {Tim"or*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Tim"or*ous*ness}, n.

 

 

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