faint´heart´ed|ness

faint´heart´ed|ness
faint|heart|ed «FAYNT HAHR tihd», adjective.
lacking courage to carry a thing through; cowardly; timid: »

She had no use for her fainthearted suitor.

SYNONYM(S): feeble, timorous.
faint´|heart´ed|ly, adverb.
faint´heart´ed|ness, noun.

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  • faint´|heart´ed|ly — faint|heart|ed «FAYNT HAHR tihd», adjective. lacking courage to carry a thing through; cowardly; timid: »She had no use for her fainthearted suitor. SYNONYM(S): feeble, timorous. –faint´|heart´ed|ly, adverb. –faint´heart´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint|heart|ed — «FAYNT HAHR tihd», adjective. lacking courage to carry a thing through; cowardly; timid: »She had no use for her fainthearted suitor. SYNONYM(S): feeble, timorous. –faint´|heart´ed|ly, adverb. –faint´heart´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • half´-heart´ed|ness — half heart|ed «HAF HAHR tihd, HAHF », adjective. lacking courage, interest, or enthusiasm; not earnest. SYNONYM(S): indifferent, perfunctory, lukewarm, faint. –half´ heart´ed|ly, adverb. –half´ heart´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • faint — faint·ing·ly; faint·ly; faint·ness; faint; faint·heart·ed·ly; faint·heart·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • Faint-hearted — Faint heart ed, a. Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected. [1913 Webster] Fear not, neither be faint hearted. Is. vii. 4. {Faint heart ed*ly}, adv. {Faint heart ed*ness}, n. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Faint-heartedly — Faint hearted Faint heart ed, a. Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected. [1913 Webster] Fear not, neither be faint hearted. Is. vii. 4. {Faint heart ed*ly}, adv. {Faint heart ed*ness} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Faint-heartedness — Faint hearted Faint heart ed, a. Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected. [1913 Webster] Fear not, neither be faint hearted. Is. vii. 4. {Faint heart ed*ly}, adv. {Faint heart ed*ness} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faint-hearted — faint heart·ed (fāntʹhärʹtĭd) adj. Deficient in conviction or courage; timid.   faintʹ heartʹed·ly adv. faintʹ heartʹed·ness n. * * * …   Universalium

  • heart — cow·heart·ed; dis·heart·en·ment; down·heart·ed·ness; great·heart·ed·ly; great·heart·ed·ness; heart; heart·ed; heart·ed·ness; heart·en; heart·ful; heart·i·ly; heart·i·ness; heart·less; heart·rend·ing·ly; heart·some; kind·heart·ed·ness;… …   English syllables

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