fainthearted

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adjective faint·heart·ed \ˈfānt-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of fainthearted

  1. :  lacking courage or resolution :  timid

faintheartedly

adverb

faintheartedness

noun

Examples of fainthearted in a sentence

  1. She gave him a fainthearted response.

  2. <the sport of river rafting is not for those who are fainthearted>

15th Century

First Known Use of fainthearted

15th century


FAINTHEARTED Defined for English Language Learners

fainthearted

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adjective faint·heart·ed \ˈfānt-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of fainthearted for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing a lack of courage


FAINTHEARTED Defined for Kids

fainthearted

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adjective faint·heart·ed \ˈfānt-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of fainthearted for Students

  1. :  cowardly 1



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