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ˈtɪm ər əstim·o·rous

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  1. timorousadjective

    Synonyms:
    timid, fearful, shy

    Antonyms:
    reckless, dauntless, daredevil

  2. timorousadjective

    fearful, afraid, timid

    Synonyms:
    fearful, shy, timid

    Antonyms:
    daredevil, dauntless, reckless

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. fearful, timorous, trepidadjective

    timid by nature or revealing timidity

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

    Synonyms:
    dread(a), frightening, dire, fearful, terrible, horrendous, fearsome, horrific, dreaded, cowardly, awful, trepid, frightful, dreadful, direful

    Antonyms:
    bold

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  1. easily frightened

    Submitted by anonymous on August 16, 2020  

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  1. timorousadjective

    Synonyms:
    fearful, TIMID

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  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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