faint of heart
Definition of faint of heart
: 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
: lacking courage and spirit : cowardly
: weak, dizzy, and likely to faint
: lacking strength or vigor : performed, offered, or accomplished weakly or languidly
: to lose courage or spirit
: to become weak
: to lose consciousness because of a temporary decrease in the blood supply to the brain
: the physiological action of fainting
: the resulting condition : syncope
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