Meaning of timorous

tim•or•ous

Pronunciation: (tim'ur-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. full of fear; fearful: The noise made them timorous.
  2. subject to fear; timid.
  3. characterized by or indicating fear: a timorous whisper.
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