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WORD ORIGIN

"cowardly," 1900, from gut (n.) in the figurative "spirit" sense (see guts) + -less. Literal sense is from c.1600. Related: Gutlessly.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GUTLESSNESS

cowardice

nountimidity
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