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adjective as in chickenhearted

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In the past, faint-hearted politicians behaved in mostly sensible ways because they were afraid to act recklessly.

Emergency rooms are full of the faint, the fainting, and the faint-hearted.

Here is the very dog come out to encourage his faint-hearted master.

Here be my spoils, great ones; but how faint-hearted are your southern trout!

Back with the faint-hearted, on with the brave, and down with the traitor!

The first step they took was to depose their faint-hearted Viceroy and set up Liniers in his place.

The wise rival is he who knows how to seize upon the psychological moment and urge his suit in no faint-hearted manner.


On this page you'll find 213 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to faint-hearted, such as: anxious, apprehensive, frightened, nervous, scared, and shocked.

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