Synonyms and Antonyms of cowardice
a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger <the cowardice shown by political leaders who were willing to give the Nazis whatever they wanted> Synonyms cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, gutlessness, poltroonery, pusillanimity, spinelessness Related Words diffidence, faintheartedness, fearfulness, timidity, timorousness; carefulness, cautiousness, wariness; bashfulness, shyness; feebleness, softness, weakness Near Antonyms audacity, boldness, brazenness; backbone, fiber, fortitude, grit, gumption, mettle, pluck, spunk; determination, perseverance, resolution; endurance, stamina, tenacity Antonyms bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, hardihood, heart, heroism, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, stoutness, valiance, valor, virtue
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