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noun as in chickenheartedness

noun as in cowardliness

noun as in dastardliness

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Example Sentences

With what tenderness did she rally my drooping spirits; how gently did she chide my faint-heartedness!

"She played, and lost her forfeit," said Don, unwilling to be jeered at by the others for faint-heartedness.

Able generals replaced those who, through treachery or faint-heartedness, had surrendered the fortresses.

Every doubt of this truth argues faint-heartedness bordering on atheism.

She would still think of him as pining in some dungeon, and would consider that I had given up the search from faint heartedness.


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to faint-heartedness, such as: cowardliness, cravenness, fearfulness, poltroonery, pusillanimity, and timidity.

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