Definition of Trepid

1. Adjective. Timid by nature or revealing timidity. "Cast fearful glances at the large dog"

Exact synonyms: Fearful, Timorous
Similar to: Timid
Derivative terms: Timorousness, Timorousness



Definition of Trepid

1. a. Trembling; quaking.

Definition of Trepid

1. Adjective. timid, timorous, fearful ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trepid

1. timorous [adj] - See also: timorous

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trepid

trepanned
trepanner
trepanners
trepanning
trepans
trepeget
trephination
trephinations
trephine
trephine biopsy
trephined
trephines
trephining
trephocyte
trephones
trepid (current term)
trepidancy
trepidant
trepidatio cordis
trepidation
trepidations
trepidatious
trepidatiously
trepidatory
trepidities
trepidity
trepidly
treponaemiasis
treponaemicidal
treponema

Literary usage of Trepid

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1. The Grammar School Speller: Containing Rules for Spelling, with Numerous by William W. Smith (1871)
"trepid (trep'-id), a. Trembling. ALOES (al'-oze), n. The thickened juice of the aloe. "WRAPT (rapt), pp. Inclosed; folded. RHYME (rime), n. ..."

2. Robert Montgomery and His Reviewers: With Some Remarks on the Present State by Edward Clarkson (1830)
"... flower that charm'd her age, Or gently oped instruction's pictur'd page, Or pointed to the trepid beauty-star That twinkled in the vesper sky afar. ..."

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