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backbone

see definition of backbone
  • nounstrength of character
  • nounspinal column of vertebrate
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Synonyms for backbone

noun strength of character
  • determination
  • courage
  • firmness
  • fortitude
  • grit
  • guts
  • hardihood
  • heart
  • mettle
  • nerve
  • pluck
  • resolution
  • resolve
  • spunk
  • stamina
  • steadfastness
  • tenacity
  • toughness
  • will
  • willpower
  • intestinal fortitude
  • moral fiber

Antonyms for backbone

  • cowardice
  • fear
  • indecision
  • irresolution
  • question
  • timidity
  • weakness
  • ineptness
  • powerlessness
  • spinelessness

More words related to backbone

base

noun. fundamental part

basis

noun. foundation for belief, action

chutzpah

noun. fearlessness

confidence

noun. belief in oneself

confidences

noun. belief in oneself

courage

noun. boldness, braveness
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