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 Dictionary entry overview: What does timorous mean? 

TIMOROUS (adjective)
  The adjective TIMOROUS has 1 sense:

1. timid by nature or revealing timidity

  Familiarity information: TIMOROUS used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

TIMOROUS (adjective)

Sense 1timorous [BACK TO TOP]


Timid by nature or revealing timidity


timorous; trepid; fearful

Context examples:

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


timid (showing fear and lack of confidence)

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