- timid; afraid; fearful; frightened.
Origin of pavid
1650–60; < Latin pavidus trembling, timid, derivative of pavēre to quake; see -id4
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Examples from the Web for pavid
- rare fearful; timid
C17: from Latin pavidus fearful, from pavēre to tremble with fear
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