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Timorous vs Timidity - What's the difference?

timorous | timidity |

As an adjective timorous

is fearful, afraid, timid.

As a noun timidity is

shyness.

timorous

English

Alternative forms

* timourous (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • fearful, afraid, timid
  • * by
  • Wee sleekit, cowrin', tim'rou s beastie,
    Oh, what a panic's in thy breastie!
  • * , Episode 16
  • He turned a long you are wrong gaze on Stephen of timorous dark pride at the soft impeachment with a glance also of entreaty for he seemed to glean in a kind of a way that it wasn't all exactly.

    Synonyms

    * (fearful) fearful, shy, timid

    Antonyms

    * (fearful) daredevil, dauntless, reckless

    timidity

    English

    Noun

  • shyness
  • Synonyms

    *timidness