Definition of timide
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y zgo back
Orthography ID = 2059815
1.
LNS
timidē
timidus
adverb
  1. fearfully, timidly
Abbreviations
timidus, a, um, adj. timeo, fearful, afraid, faint-hearted, cowardly, timid (opp. audax; cf.: pavidus, trepidus, iners, ignavus): timido metu refugere, Enn. ap. Cic. de Or. 3, 58, 218; id. ap. Fin. 5, 11, 31 (Trag. v. 46 Vahl.); cf.: nimium me timidum fuisse confiteor, Cic. Sest. 16, 36: se timidum atque ignavum judicari, id. Fam. 11, 18, 1: timidus ac tremens, id. Pis. 30, 74: imbelles timidique, id. Off. 1, 24, 83: timidus imperitusque, id. Caecin. 7, 18: timidus in labore militari, id. Fam. 1, 17, 1: non timidus ad mortem, id. Fin. 2, 20, 63 et saep.: timidus animus, humilis, demissus fractusque, id. Off. 3, 32, 115: spes, Ov. H. 16, 375: amor, id. ib. 18 (19), 172: fides, id. M. 9, 792: manus, id. Tr. 2, 228: tergum, Hor. C. 3, 2, 16: navis, Ov. F. 1, 4: timido cursu Fugit, id. M. 1, 525: preces, id. Tr. 5, 8, 28: pro cauto timidus accipitur, Sen. Ep. 45, 7: in bello fortis, in foro timidus, id. ib. 120, 9.

— In a good sense = cautus, cautious: mater timidi non solet flere, Nep. Thras. 2, 3.

— Comp.: adversis mediocribus timidiores, Hirt. B. G. 8, 13: nihil timidius columbā, Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 3: timidiora mandata videbantur, quam, etc., Cic. Fam. 11, 18, 1.

— Sup.: timidissime Phineu, Ov. M. 5, 224: turba, columbae, id. A. A. 1, 117.

— With inf. (poet.): Codrus pro patriā non timidus mori, Hor. C. 3, 19, 2: non timidus pro patriā perire, id. ib. 4, 9, 52: agitare aprum, Sil. 16, 575.

— With gen. (poet. and in postAug. prose): timidus procellae, Hor. A. P. 28; so, deorum, Ov. M. 5, 100: animalia timida lucis, that shun the light, i. e. remote from the light, dark, Sen. Vit. Beat. 20, 6: timidum doloris ac mortis, Lact. 3, 26.

— Hence, adv.: timidē, fearfully, timidly: timide (opp. fidenter), Cic. Div. 2, 31, 67: timide aliquid facere, id. Tusc. 2, 23, 55: dicere, id. Planc. 10, 24: timide vel potius verecunde, id. Fin. 5, 2, 6; id. Quint. 16, 51; id. Sull. 29, 80; Caecin. ap. Cic. Fam. 6, 7, 3; Caes. B. G. 3, 25; id. B. C. 1, 19; Hor. A. P. 171; Ov. M. 1, 746; Plin. Ep. 1, 8, 2; Sen. Hippol. 393.

—Comp.: timidius dicere, Cic. Caecin. 27, 77: cum omnia trepidantius timidiusque ageret, Caes. B. C. 1, 19.

—Sup.: quod timidissime dicendum est, Quint. 11, 1, 77.
 
top_lefttop_controlrow1_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right