: lacking courage or resolution : timid
— faint·heart·ed·ly adverb
— faint·heart·ed·ness noun
Examples of FAINTHEARTED
- She gave him a fainthearted response.
- <the sport of river rafting is not for those who are fainthearted>
First Known Use of FAINTHEARTED
Related to FAINTHEARTED
- shy, fearful, fearsome, mousy (or mousey), scary, skittish, timid, timorous, tremulous
- adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, bold, daring, dashing, gutsy, hardy, venturesome, venturous
Rhymes with FAINTHEARTED
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