timoroso

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EtymologyEdit

Italian timoroso

AdverbEdit

timoroso (not comparable)

  1. (music) (To be played) in a timid, hesitant manner.

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin or Late Latin timorōsus, from Latin timor; probably altered from the older form temoroso, now obsolete. Compare Catalan and Occitan temorós, Portuguese and Spanish temeroso.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ti.moˈro.zo/, (traditional) /ti.moˈro.so/

AdjectiveEdit

timoroso (feminine timorosa, masculine plural timorosi, feminine plural timorose)

  1. afraid, fearful, skittish, timorous

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