Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • My son turns his back on the country that should have been his and sails for Brittany again, flying like a faintheart, leaving me here, unprotected, and clearly guilty of plotting his rebellion.

    The Red Queen

  • Let no faintheart come forth to me to-day nor weakling.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Then there will be so many true men that they won’t need a faintheart like me,” says Sir Henry, and walks from the sick chamber, where Jasper’s volunteer is dying, before I can say more.

    The Red Queen

  • Let no faintheart come forth to me to-day nor weakling. "

    Arabian nights. English

  • "Never despair, Bartle," said Connor; "you know the ould proverb, 'a faintheart; 'however, settin' the purty crature aside, whoever she is,

    Fardorougha, The Miser The Works of William Carleton, Volume One

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.