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chickenhearted

adjective

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having or showing a shameful lack of courage
  • too chickenhearted to speak up, even though she knew a terrible injustice was being committed

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The first known use of chickenhearted was in 1629

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“Chickenhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chickenhearted. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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