fainthearted

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

Definition of fainthearted

: 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

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First Known Use of fainthearted

15th century


FAINTHEARTED Defined for English Language Learners

fainthearted

Definition of fainthearted for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing a lack of courage


FAINTHEARTED Defined for Kids

fainthearted

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

Definition of fainthearted for Students

: cowardly 1


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