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Timorous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TIM'OROUS, a. [L. timor. See Timid.]
1. Fearful of danger; timid; destitute of courage; as a timorous doubts; timorous beliefs.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog" [syn: fearful, timorous, trepid]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin timorosus, from Latin timor fear, from tim?re to fear Date: 15th century 1. of a timid disposition ; fearful <reproached myself with being so timorous and cautious Daniel Defoe> 2. expressing or suggesting timidity <proceed with doubtful and timorous steps Edward Gibbon> timorously adverb timorousness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 timid; easily alarmed. 2 frightened. Derivatives: timorously adv. timorousness n. Etymology: ME f. OF temoreus f. med.L timorosus f. L timor f. timere fear

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Timorous 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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you describe someone as timorous, you mean that they are frightened and nervous of other people and situations. (LITERARY) He is a reclusive, timorous creature. = timid ADJ 2. If you describe someone's actions or decisions as timorous, you are criticizing them for being too cautious or weak, because the person is not very confident and is worried about the possible consequences of their actions. Some delegates believe the final declaration is likely to be too timorous. = feeble ADJ [disapproval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Fearful, timid, destitute of courage. 2. Scrupulous, full of scruples, indicating fear.

Moby Thesaurus

afraid, bashful, chicken, chickenhearted, confused, conscious, coward, cowardly, cowed, coy, daunted, demure, diffident, dismayed, fainthearted, fearful, fearing, fearsome, funking, funky, goosy, henhearted, in fear, inarticulate, intimidated, jumpy, lily-livered, milk-livered, milksoppish, milksoppy, mousy, nervous, overtimid, overtimorous, panic-prone, panicky, pigeonhearted, quailing, quivering, rabbity, recoiling, scary, self-conscious, shaky, shamefaced, shamefast, shivering, shivery, shrinking, shuddering, shy, sissified, sissy, skittery, skittish, soft, stammering, startlish, timid, trembling, tremulous, trepidant, trigger-happy, undaring, unmanly, unmanned, weak, weak-kneed, weakhearted, white-livered, yellow



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