weak·​heart·​ed ˈwēk-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce weakhearted (audio)
: lacking courage : fainthearted

Word History

First Known Use

1549, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weakhearted was in 1549

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“Weakhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weakhearted. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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