Definitions of timorousness
  1. noun
    fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
    synonyms: timidity, timidness
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    cold feet
    timidity that prevents the continuation of a course of action
    a feeling of fear of embarrassment
    diffidence, self-distrust, self-doubt
    lack of self-confidence
    hesitance, hesitancy
    a feeling of diffidence and indecision about doing something
    diffidence about self promotion
    type of:
    fear, fearfulness, fright
    an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
  2. noun
    fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
    synonyms: timidity
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    boldness, daring, hardihood, hardiness
    the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    faintheartedness, faintness
    the trait of lacking boldness and courage
    type of:
    the trait of being afraid
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