Tim"or*ous (?), a. [LL. timorosus, from L. timor fear; akin to timere to fear. See Timid.]

1.

Fearful of danger; timid; deficient in courage.

Shak.

2.

Indicating, or caused by, fear; as, timorous doubts.

"The timorous apostasy of chuchmen."

Milman.

-- Tim"or*ous*ly, adv. -- Tim"or*ous*ness, n.

 

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