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fainthearted

faint·heart·ed

fainthearted

 
pronunciation:
feInt har tihd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: lacking courage or conviction; timid.
synonyms:
cowardly, faint, meek, timid
antonyms:
brave, nervy
similar words:
chicken, chicken-hearted, chicken-livered, fearful, lily-livered, spineless, timorous
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derivations: faintheartedly (adv.), faintheartedness (n.)