from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Timid; timorous.
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- adj. timid, timorous, fearful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Trembling; quaking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Trembling from fear or terror; quaking: opposed to intrepid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. timid by nature or revealing timidity
Executives in financial services and technology are the most cutthroat in collecting intelligence about competitors, while pharmaceutical executives and government officials are the most trepid, according to a recent survey.
Everywhere he goes, the trepid hero of Dice Rules is abused.
Our delirium is the somber side-effect of a nation under sedation, induced by a heroin-like injected haze of obfuscation and trepid tentativeness to break free of our "pusher."
Look at the poor little trepid creature, panting and helpless under the great eyes!
Kord kvartalis kell 15. 45-16.15 on Kultuurkapitali trepid rahvast täis.
Caitlin and Sheelagh entered the bathroom with trepid alertness and peered where Zee was pointing.
He mastered his trepid nature as best he could, and stayed there.
A little later, seeing the in - trepid warrior of eighty-four on her feet with the other delegates, the Empress sent one of her aides across the room with this message:
The muscles of the spiritual athlete pant for such exertion; and without it, they would dwindle into trepid imbecility.
Your horsemanship, sir, and the trepid pertinacity with which you fasten upon the reluctant society of men of rank, have given you a notorious celebrity, of which your worthy father, honest