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

First Known Use of fainthearted

15th century


FAINTHEARTED Defined for English Language Learners

fainthearted

adjective

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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