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ˈtɪm ər əstim·o·rous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fearful, timorous, trepidadjective

    timid by nature or revealing timidity

    "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"


  1. timorousadjective

    fearful, afraid, timid

    Etymology: From temoros, from timorosus, from timor fear, from timeō to be afraid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Timorousadjective

    fearful of danger; timid; deficient in courage

  2. Timorousadjective

    indicating, or caused by, fear; as, timorous doubts

Editors Contribution

  1. Timorous

    Cocooned persons are usually timorous.

    Cocooned persons are sort of fools-for good or bad-like rockstar dio says we we are innocent we are damned and the fools they just sailed away-dio rockstars of the 80's

    Submitted by anonymous on July 14, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of timorous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of timorous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of timorous in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality.

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