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chickenhearted

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of chickenhearted

  1. having or showing a shameful lack of courage too chickenhearted to speak up, even though she knew a terrible injustice was being committed Synonyms of chickenhearted chicken, cowardly, chicken-livered, craven, dastardly, gutless, lily-livered, milk-livered [archaic], poltroon, pusillanimous, recreant, spineless, unheroic, yellowWords Related to chickenhearted diffident, fainthearted, fearful, timid, timorous; afraid, frightened, scared; careful, cautious, wary; bashful, coy, shy; feeble, soft, unmanly, weakNear Antonyms of chickenhearted audacious, bold, brazen, cheeky, nervy; plucky, spirited, spunky; determined, resoluteAntonyms of chickenhearted brave, courageous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, hardy, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, valiant, valorous


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