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    timorous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word timorous

    Definition
    (adj) timid by nature or revealing timidity
    Synonyms : fearful , trepid
    Example Sentence
    • timorous little mouse
    • in a timorous tone
    • cast fearful glances at the large dog
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for timorous

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sounds like TIME + OVER: imagine you are giving your GRE exam, and your time gets over, you will get frightened.. = fear = demonstrate fear. :)

timorous=timor+ous , think of timor ..we become fearful hearing the East timor+ USA war..

timorous means showing or suffering from nervousness or a lack of confidence...TUMOURous...if you come to know that you have a tumour, you will be TIMOROUS....

timorous = timid

Timorous and Nervous are rhyming words with the same meaning. They refer to someone who is faint-hearted or afraid.

Pronounced similar to Amorous; So Gunnu is fearful of amorous conquests

ok little weak but concentrate to understand. Amorous is illicit love. Not pure love. And we don't fear the world in pure love. So we fear the world in timorous (a form of timid amorous)

Timorous sounds like Timon.... try to relate it with Timon of cartoon Timon and Pumba where Timon was really COWARD

remember from history the great mongol ruler Timur-lung... every king ws fearful of him

timid and morose

tehi moros: when we saw a tiger in front of us then

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