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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Deficient in conviction or courage; timid.

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  • adj. Lacking courage; timid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking conviction or boldness or courage
  • adj. lacking conviction or boldness or courage

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