English to Norwegian Meaning :: timorous

Timorous :
engstelige
- engsteligefryktsommetimorouslytimorousness
 
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Adjective(1) timid by nature or revealing timidity

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(1) The best departments will encourage an entrepreneurship of information and ideas, which in turn requires daring, not conformity, and a cool-eyed rather than a timorous attitude to risk.(2) Eileen wants a man with ÔÇÿa nice face, kind eyes and a gentle voice,ÔÇÖ but can only break out of her meek and timorous shell in her fantasies.(3) And we have become a surprisingly timorous nation because we don't ask our leaders, our politicians serious questions.(4) Girls, allegedly timorous and lacking in confidence, now outnumber boys in student government, in honor societies, on school newspapers, and in debating clubs.(5) And deep in their tiny, timorous hearts they know it.(6) In terms of modern PC attitudes toward war and national solidarity, it's a big bucket of cold water down the pants of the timorous , and it reminds you how unapologetic popular patriotism used to be.(7) There is still a strong impression that the party's political approach remains timorous and lacks creativity when it comes to figuring out new responses to old problems.(8) At the moment, however, he is tackling arguably his most challenging subject, one which many lesser and more timorous artists would not dare contemplate for fear that it might ruin their fragile reputations.(9) So there are enormous consequences for all of us when the owners elect not to act like owners, but like timorous lackeys desperate to please management.(10) Man, these people are just too stupid to be trusted with appointments - and too timorous to deserve to a university position from which to dribble out the contents of their weak little minds.(11) Even a timorous proposal to convert taxis from diesel to less-polluting petrol five years ago failed to win legislative support.(12) Some are behemoths in the truest sense of the word, massive as oil tankers, others, small knock-kneed and timorous and as prone to panic attacks as barking deer.(13) I still cannot quite believe that this cowering timorous country of ours has produced such an extravagant masterpiece, and it has achieved something that not many modern buildings do - it has won the affection of those who use it.(14) The Welshman, who had stepped away from Livingston's timorous back line, seemed almost to be in the prone position when he wheeled to thrash a low volley inside the left-hand post.(15) If it had been, a particularly vicious correction must have occurred to turn Britain back into the timorous , conservative country it became in the Seventies.(16) They've swiped the Hippocratic Oath: first, do no harm - and as a result their rhetoric and critiques are timorous and toothless.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. trepid ::
trepid
2. fearful ::
engstelig
Antonyms
1. audacious ::
dumdristig
2. bold ::
dristig
3. daring ::
dristig
4. dashing ::
dashing
5. hardy ::
hardfør
6. venturous ::
venturous
Different Forms
timorous, timorously, timorousness
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