weakhearted

adjective
weak·​heart·​ed | \ ˈwēk-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce weakhearted (audio) \

Definition of weakhearted

: lacking courage : fainthearted

First Known Use of weakhearted

1549, in the meaning defined above

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