Definition of cowardice
- soldiers accused of cowardice
the cowardice shown by political leaders who were willing to give the Nazis whatever they wanted
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bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, hardihood, heart, heroism, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, stoutness, valiance, valor, virtue;
: fear that makes you unable to do what is right or expected : lack of courage
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