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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to timorous, such as: apprehensive, faint, fainthearted, fearful, hesitant, and meek.

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  • After a few days of excessive nervousness the most timorous among the women were heard to complain of the monotony of existence!

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • They find it in their interest to be generous, obliging, and friendly; but to represent them as timorous sycophants is absurd.

    The Chequers | James Runciman
  • In such circumstances some timorous husbands go to the country or make a journey to Italy.

  • The Chub is a very timorous fish, utterly worthless as food except during the winter months.

    The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
  • He opened the door, gave the timorous orphan a vigorous drive behind, and Mr. Figgins stood in the august presence.

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