[ pav-id ]
/ ˈpæv ɪd /
timid; afraid; fearful; frightened.
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Origin of pavid
1650–60; <Latin pavidus trembling, timid, derivative of pavēre to quake; see -id4
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British Dictionary definitions for pavid
/ (ˈpævɪd) /
rare fearful; timid
Word Origin for pavid
C17: from Latin pavidus fearful, from pavēre to tremble with fear
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