|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
1) fearful; 2) timid; 3) caused by or indicating fear
Standing in the front of the classroom, the youngster glanced timorously at the teacher in the back of the room and began to recite.
Related English word: timorousness
Latin root words: timor, timoris, m. - fear; timeo, timere, timui - to fear, be afraid