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