timorato

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Italian[edit]

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timorato (feminine timorata, masculine plural timorati, feminine plural timorate)

  1. conscientious

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

timōrātō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of timōrātus

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin timōrātus (God-fearing).

Adjective[edit]

timorato (feminine timorata, masculine plural timoratos, feminine plural timoratas)

  1. shy; weak-willed
    • 1999, Pascal Quignard, El Odio a la Musica: Diez Pequenos Tratados:
      En Roma se consideraba que los ciervos eran animales timoratos, indignos de los senadores (que preferían los jabalíes), porque huían al ser atacados y supuestamente adoraban la música
      In Rome, crows were considered to be shy animals, unworthy of the senators (who preferred boars), because they fled when attacked and apparently loved music
  2. prudish
  3. god-fearing
    • 1882, José Zorrilla, La leyenda del Cid:
      Llegó el enviado apostólico
      a Burgos; muy reverente
      le recibió el Rey, y el Nuncio
      le mostró mucho copete.
      Temblaron los timoratos,
      se ofendieron los prudentes,
      indignáronse los nobles:
      The apostolic dispatch arrived
      to Burgos; very reverently
      it received the King, and the Nuncio
      showed him much quiff.
      The god-fearers shook,
      the prudent ones were offended,
      the nobles were indignated:

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