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1. timorous

adjective. ['ˈtɪmɝəs'] timid by nature or revealing timidity.

Synonyms

  • trepid
  • timid

Antonyms

  • courage
  • brave
  • unafraid

Etymology

  • temoros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • timorosus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Timorous

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  • carboniferous
  • carnivorous
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  • dangerous
  • decorous
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  • generous
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  • herbivorous
  • herbivorous
  • heterosporous
  • homosporous

Example sentences of the word timorous


1. Adjective
The pygmy hippopotamus is a more timorous species that lives in Western Africa.

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