Temerous
Temerous Tem"er*ous, a. Temerarious. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • temerous — index negligent, reckless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • temerous — temˈerous adjective Rash • • • Main Entry: ↑temerity …   Useful english dictionary

  • negligent — neg·li·gent / ne gli jənt/ adj: marked by, given to, or produced by negligence a negligent act the defendant was negligent neg·li·gent·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • reckless — reck·less adj: characterized by the creation of a substantial and unjustifiable risk to the lives, safety, or rights of others and by a conscious and sometimes wanton and willful disregard for or indifference to that risk that is a gross… …   Law dictionary

  • temerity — noun /tɪˈmɛrəti,tɛˈmɛrəti,təˈmɛrəti/ a) Reckless boldness; foolish bravery. Neyther the spightfull temerity and rashnes of variable fortune, nor the envious hart burning and in iurious hatred of mine enemies shold be able once to damnify me. b)… …   Wiktionary

  • timorous — mid 15c., from O.Fr. temeros (14c.), from M.L. timorosus fearful, from L. timor fear, from timere to fear. Some early sense confused by mistaken identification with M.E. temerous rash (see TEMERITY (Cf. temerity)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tim´or|ous|ness — tim|or|ous «TIHM uhr uhs», adjective. 1. easily frightened; timid: »The timorous rabt ran away. SYNONYM(S): fearful, fearsome. 2. characterizing or indicating fear: »a timorous approach to reality. ╂[< Old French temerous, timoureus <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tim´or|ous|ly — tim|or|ous «TIHM uhr uhs», adjective. 1. easily frightened; timid: »The timorous rabt ran away. SYNONYM(S): fearful, fearsome. 2. characterizing or indicating fear: »a timorous approach to reality. ╂[< Old French temerous, timoureus <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tim|or|ous — «TIHM uhr uhs», adjective. 1. easily frightened; timid: »The timorous rabt ran away. SYNONYM(S): fearful, fearsome. 2. characterizing or indicating fear: »a timorous approach to reality. ╂[< Old French temerous, timoureus < Medieval Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

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