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noun as in defeatist

noun as in coward


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We’ve been told our entire life that quitting is bad, that quitters never win and that quitters develop the habit of quitting.

The largest increase in the number of quitters happened in Georgia, with 35,000 more people leaving their jobs.

"The good people of Missouri nominated me, and I'm not a quitter," Akin told Huckabee.

Mrs. Tyler issued a statement branding Clarke as a “weak-kneed quitter,” and repudiating him entirely.

But a girl who allows herself to take this attitude is a "quitter," and doesn't know the first principles of playing the game.

Quitter, kwit′ėr, n. a fistulous sore on the quarters or the heel of the coronet of a horse's hoof.

And yet, if he wasn't a quitter, what was the matter with him?

"I knew youse couldn't be a quitter and John Beaudry's son," he continued.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quitter, such as: deserter, dropout, goldbrick, goof off, shirker, and slacker.

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