Definition of "timorousness" [timorousness]

  • (noun) The property of being timorous.

Use "timorousness" in a sentence

  • "And gumption is always welcome (whereas the timorousness of anonymity will be quashed -- c.f. the A-Z of the blog I can't be bothered linking to at the moment)."
  • "Its main character is its incurable timorousness; it is forever grasping at straws held out by demagogues... its dreams are of banshees, hobgloblins, bugaboos."
  • "Later we take our longer strides, with secret timorousness, preferring a crowd of companions."

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