HyperDic: timorous

English > 1 sense of the word timorous:
ADJECTIVEalltimorous, fearful, trepidtimid by nature or revealing timidity
timorous > pronunciation
Soundstih'merahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > timorous: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningtimid by nature or revealing timidity.
Examples
  • "timorous little mouse"
  • "in a timorous tone"
Synonymsfearful, trepid
Broadertimidshowing fear and lack of confidence
Spanishtemeroso, tímido
Catalantemerós
Nounstimorousnessfearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
timorousnessfear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
Adverbstimorouslyin a timorous and trepid manner

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