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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tim·or·ous a.
 1. Fearful of danger; timid; deficient in courage.
 2. Indicating, or caused by, fear; as, timorous doubts. “The timorous apostasy of chuchmen.”
 -- Tim*or*ous*ly, adv. -- Tim*or*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: fear of the unknown or unfamiliar and of making decisions
           [syn: timidity, timidness]
      2: fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or
         activities [syn: timidity] [ant: boldness]