faint of heart

Definition of faint of heart

  1. :  lacking the courage to face something difficult or dangerous —usually used in the phrase not for the faint of heart This is a difficult climb that is not for the faint of heart.

Word by Word Definitions

faintplay
  1. :  lacking courage and spirit :  cowardly

    :  weak, dizzy, and likely to faint

    :  lacking strength or vigor :  performed, offered, or accomplished weakly or languidly

  1. :  to lose courage or spirit

    :  to become weak

    :  to lose consciousness because of a temporary decrease in the blood supply to the brain

  1. :  the physiological action of fainting

    :  the resulting condition :  syncope

heartplay
  1. :  a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

    :  a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

    :  breast, bosom

  1. :  love

    :  hearten

    :  to fix in the heart


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