timorous in a sentence

Example sentences for timorous

The censors are inevitably timorous, possibly cretinous bureaucrats blind or indifferent to art's necessities.
We are becoming a nation of moles, timorous creatures who scurry through side and subterranean entrances.
It attached itself to everything that was done order was enforced with no timorous authority.

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