faintheartedly love

Definitions

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  • adv. In a fainthearted manner.

Etymologies

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fainthearted +‎ -ly

Examples

  • One of the things I faintheartedly consoled myself with was the thought that when-when, I always said firmly-I got out I'd be closer to the consumers than any ad man in the profession.

    The Space Merchants

  • Second pause -- the bell boring on, but more faintheartedly, as if doubting whether it ever would reach that nerve.

    The Day of Days An Extravaganza

  • "After that," he said, faintheartedly, for there was a sparkle in

    Mary Gray

  • And off he started very faintheartedly, and no wonder.

    Allan Quatermain

  • Do we not often think that our resources are absurdly insufficient, and so, faintheartedly make them still less?

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Mark

  • All this time, however, we are loitering faintheartedly on the threshold of our story.

    The House of the Seven Gables

  • Nazi girls 'club, which she breaks off abruptly: "Was fragt ihr dumm, was fragt ihr klein, warum wir wohl marschieren" (why do you ask so stupidly, so faintheartedly, why we are marching).

    signandsight.com

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