来自拉丁语 timor,恐惧，胆小，来自拉丁语 timere,使恐惧，词源不详，词源同 timid.
- timorous (adj.)
- early 15c., from Middle French timoureus (14c.), from Medieval Latin timorosus "fearful," from Latin timor "fear, dread, apprehension, anxiety; religious awe, reverence," from timere "to fear, be afraid, dread," of unknown origin. Some early senses in English seem to show confusion with Middle English temerous "rash" (see temerity). Related: Timorously; timorousness.
- 1. Some delegates believe the final declaration is likely to be too timorous.
- 2. He is a reclusive, timorous creature.
- 3. He was the most timorous person in that event.
- 4. She is as timorous as a rabbit.
- 5. She is as timorous as a rabbit .
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