cowardness

noun
cow·​ard·​ness
plural -es

Definition of cowardness

: the quality or state of being coward : cowardice

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History and Etymology for cowardness

Middle English cowardnesse, from coward + -nesse -ness

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“Cowardness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cowardness. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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