Synonyms and Antonyms of poltroonery
a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger decried the poltroonery of those politicians who caved into pressure from the special interests Synonyms cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, gutlessness, cowardice, pusillanimity, spinelessnessRelated Words diffidence, faintheartedness, fearfulness, timidity, timorousness; carefulness, cautiousness, wariness; bashfulness, shyness; feebleness, softness, weaknessNear Antonyms audacity, boldness, brazenness; backbone, fiber, fortitude, grit, gumption, mettle, pluck, spunk; determination, perseverance, resolution; endurance, stamina, tenacityAntonyms bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, hardihood, heart, heroism, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, stoutness, valiance, valor, virtue
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