- The definition of pavid is afraid or timid.
An example of a pavid person is someone who is terrified of watching horror movies.
Rare fearful; afraid; timid
Origin of pavidClassical Latin pavidus ; from pavere, to tremble, origin, originally , be struck down ; from pavire: see pave
Exhibiting or experiencing fear; timid.
Origin of pavidLatin pavidus, from pavēre, to fear; see pau-2 in Indo-European roots.