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1. timorousness

noun. fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities.

Synonyms

  • timid
  • faintheartedness
  • timidity
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • boldness
  • fearlessness
  • stoutheartedness
  • afraid

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • timorous (English)
  • temoros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. timorousness

noun. fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions.

Synonyms

  • shyness
  • cold feet
  • self-doubt
  • timidness
  • timidity
  • fright
  • self-distrust
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • confidence
  • unafraid
  • disesteem
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • timorous (English)
  • temoros (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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