The definition of pavid is afraid or timid.(adjective)
An example of a pavid person is someone who is terrified of watching horror movies.
See pavid in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L pavidus < pavere, to tremble, orig., be struck down < pavire: see pave
See pavid in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin pavidus
Origin: , from pavēre, to fear; see pau-2 in Indo-European roots.